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Sunday, November 06, 2005

Daily Quote(s) 11/06/2005

Monday, October 31, 2005
"A morsel of genuine history is a thing so rare as to be always valuable." --Thomas Jefferson (letter to John Adams, 8 September 1817), Reference: Thomas Jefferson papers at the Library of Congress

Tuesday, November 1, 2005
"It is a singular advantage of taxes on articles of consumption that they contain in their own nature a security against excess. They prescribe their own limit, which cannot be exceeded without defeating the end purposed - that is, an extension of the revenue." --Alexander Hamilton (Federalist No. 21), Reference: Hamilton, Federalist No 21

Sales Tax, Sales Tax, Sales Tax! This way, we can shut down Congress or keep it going. Either way, we take back the control. We can even go back to the barter system! They cannot tax us on that! Hehehe.

Friday, November 4, 2005
"The bosom of America is open to receive not only the Opulent and respectable Stranger, but the oppressed and persecuted of all Nations and Religions; whom we shall welcome to a participation
of all our rights and privileges, if by decency and propriety of conduct if they appear to merit the enjoyment." --George Washington (Address to the Members of the Volunteer Association of Ireland, 2 December 1783), Reference: George Washington, Address to the Members of the Volunteer Association of Ireland, December 2, 1783.

Hey! What happened to Wed. and Thursday? Hmm. Anyway, I like the part where it states "if they appear to MERIT it." Since when did we forget this? Anyone who sneaks across our borders DOES NOT MERIT IT. Period.