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Thursday, August 25, 2005

Daily Quotes 8/25/2005

Tuesday, August 9, 2005
"Of all the dispositions and habits which least to political prosperity, Religion and morality are indespensable supports. In vain would that man claim the tribute of Patriotism who should labor to subvert these great Pilliars of human happiness." -- George Washington (Farewell Address, 19 September 1796)
Reference: George Washington: A Collection, W.B. Allen, ed. (521)

Why do they lie and tell us you were not a believer? It is a crime of history.

Wednesday, August 10, 2005
"It will be of little avail to the people, that the laws are made by men of their own choice, if the laws be so voluminous that they cannot be read, or so incoherent that they cannot be understood; if they be repealed or revised before they are promulgated, or undergo such incessant changes that no man, who knows what the law is to-day, can guess what it will be to-morrow." -- Alexander Hamilton and James Madison (Federalist No. 62, 1788)
Reference: The Federalist

Here, here! All lawyers must resign! Throw the bums out! (Sorry about the good ones, but even you do not speak English. lol)

Friday, August 12, 2005
"It is an established rule of construction, where a phrase will bear either of two meanings to give it that which will allow some meaning to the other parts of the instrument, and not that which will render all the others useless. Certainly no such universal power was meant to be given to them. It was intended to lace them up straitly with in the enumerated powers, and those without which, as means, these powers could not be carried into effect." -- Thomas Jefferson
(Opinion on a National Bank, 15 February 1791)
Reference: Documents of American History, Commager, ed., vol. 1 (190)

Do you mean to tell me that most of the things they do in Congress is unConstitutional? I'm shocked! Shocked, I tell you! What did you think would happen when you gave the power of the many to the few? Hmm? Unless...unless we demand it back!