“Few And Defined”

James Madison wrote, “The powers delegated by the proposed constitution to the federal government are few and defined.”

“Far from the independence sought by the Founders, a plurality – if not an outright majority – of Americans sees government not as a fearful servant and a dangerous master, but as the be-all and end-all for every purpose; a wellspring of Free Shit, the key to obtaining ever-increasing portions of someone else’s stuff.

Stossel rightly points out that our system and the Constitution that defines it is still the best system on Earth, but that’s more a condemnation of the rest of the planet than a glowing recommendation of how the United States is governed today.  How has it come to this?”   Here…

 

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  • vlad-not-the-russian says:

    Came here from another site–good info. Was going to follow, but, not being a ju-high-age boys, the fantasy-land pin-ups were just plain embarassing. Give it some though – might double your audience.

  • vlad-not-the-russian says:

    Oh dear –that’s what ya get when ya try to be a smart-ass — The God of Typos came to teach me a lesson. Well, outside of an extra dash and an extra s and one missing t (and I’ll blame it all on an old keyboard), it was okay.

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