I consider the foundation of the Constitution as laid on this ground that 'all powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the states, are preserved to the states or to the people.' ... To take a single step beyond the boundaries thus specially drawn around the powers of Congress is to take possession of a boundless field of power, no longer susceptible of any definition. The incorporation of a bank, and the powers assumed by this bill (chartering the first Bank of the United States), have not, been delegated to the United States by the ConstitutionOh yes, very timely indeed. As Congress seeks to take over your health care, substitue health care for bank, and.....
Saturday, November 28, 2009
Your Founding Quote of the Day
Jefferson had dozens of great quotes to choose from, and this particular quote seems very timely to me.