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First Principles: The Fetters Imposed On Liberty At Home Have Been Forged Out of the Weapons Provided For Defense Against Real, Pretended, Or Imaginary Dangers From Abroad

“The fetters imposed on liberty at home have ever been forged out of the weapons provided for defence against real, pretended, or imaginary dangers from abroad.” – James Madison, 4th US president (16 Mar 1751-1836)

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