"It would reduce the whole instrument to a single phrase, that of instituting a Congress with power to do whatever would be for the good of the United States; and as they would be the sole judges of the good or evil, it would be also a power to do whatever evil they please. Certainly no such universal power was meant to be given them. [The Constitution] was intended to lace them up straightly within the enumerated powers and those without which, as means, these powers could not be carried into effect." ~ Thomas Jefferson
Tuesday, October 04, 2011
A quote from Thomas Jefferson, writing about a national bank, while I do more research for today's fill-in on WSPD from 3-6 p.m.
Posted by Maggie Thurber at 7:39 AM