Saturday, February 04, 2012

Quote of the Day - Was Madison wrong?

Was James Madison wrong - or are we just lacking a "vigilant and manly spirit"?

"If it be asked what is to restrain the House of Representatives from making legal discriminations in favor of themselves and a particular class of the society? I answer, the genius of the whole system, the nature of just and constitutional laws, and above all the vigilant and manly spirit which actuates the people of America, a spirit which nourishes freedom, and in return is nourished by it." ~ James Madison

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