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Quote of the Day 1/18/11

January 18th, 2011

“The multiplication of public offices, increase of expense beyond income, growth and entailment of a public debt, are indications soliciting the employment of the pruning knife.” -Thomas Jefferson, letter to Spencer Roane, March 9, 1821 Does this apply today? If so, what is the “Pruning Knife” and how would it be “employed” without violent consequences […]

Quote of the Day 12/28/10

December 28th, 2010

“My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.” -Thomas Jefferson

Quote of the Day 12/27/10

December 27th, 2010

“To compel a man to subsidize with his taxes the propagation of ideas which he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical.” -Thomas Jefferson Mr. Jefferson was quite a man! I think that I may expound my thoughts on this in a later post, look for that in the future.

Quote of the Day 12/26/10

December 26th, 2010

Another great one, how would Jefferson apply this to todays American society? “The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.” -Thomas Jefferson