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Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Jefferson Comments on the Potential Misuse of the Welfare Clause

"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." --Thomas Jefferson

Hence, the necessity for a limited federal government.

-- Political Pistachio Conservative News and Commentary

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