„It's the role of us to run our government, the government by the people, for the people, and I don't think our government is listening to the people. It's our role as patriots to question them, because we elected them. And if they're not fairly and accurately representing us, it's the job of the people, the patriots, to take their country back.“
— Maynard James Keenan
George Varga (October 31, 2004) "Fired up and emoting on the state of politics, and more", The San Diego Union-Tribune, p. F-5.