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First Principles: We Have More Machinery of Government Than Is Necessary, Too Many Parasites Living On the Labor of the Industrious

“I think we have more machinery of government than is necessary, too many parasites living on the labor of the industrious.” – Thomas Jefferson, letter to William Ludlow, 1824

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First Principles: The Interest of the Man Must Be Connected With the Constitutional Rights of the Place

“The interest of the man must be connected with the constitutional rights of the place. It may be a reflection on human nature that such devices should be necessary to control the abuses of government.” – James Madison (1788)

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Thought For the Day: To Achieve World Government, It Is Necessary To Remove From the Minds of Men, Their Individualism, Loyalty to Family Traditions, National Patriotism and Religious Dogmas

“To achieve world government, it is necessary to remove from the minds of men, their individualism, loyalty to family traditions, national patriotism and religious dogmas.” – Dr. G. Brock Chisolm (1896-1971), First Director General of the World Health Organization

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First Principles: What Is Government Itself but the Greatest of All Reflections on Human Nature?

“But what is government itself, but the greatest of all reflections on human nature? If men were angels, no government would be necessary. If angels were to govern men, neither external nor internal controls on government would be necessary.“– James … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Ability To Simplify Means To Eliminate the Unnecessary So That the Necessary May Speak

“The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.” -Hans Hofmann, painter (21 Mar 1880-1966)

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Thought For the Day: When More of the People’s Sustenance Is Exacted Through the Form of Taxation Than Is Necessary To Meet the Just Obligations of Government, Such Exaction Becomes Ruthless Extortion and A Violation of the Fundamental Principles of A Free Government

“When more of the people’s sustenance is exacted through the form of taxation than is necessary to meet the just obligations of government, such exaction becomes ruthless extortion and a violation of the fundamental principles of a free government.” – … Continue reading

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First Principles: Wisdom and Good Examples Are Necessary At This Time To Rescue the Political Machine From the Impending Storm

“Wisdom, and good examples are necessary at this time to rescue the political machine from the impending storm.” – George Washington (1786)

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First Principles: Patriotism Is As Much A Virtue As Justice, and Is As Necessary for the Support of Societies As Natural Affection Is for the Support of Families

“Patriotism is as much a virtue as justice, and is as necessary for the support of societies as natural affection is for the support of families.” – Benjamin Rush (1773)

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First Principles: It Is Necessary For Every American, With Becoming Energy To Endeavor To Stop the Dissemination of Principles Evidently Destructive of the Cause For Which They Have Bled

“It is necessary for every American, with becoming energy to endeavor to stop the dissemination of principles evidently destructive of the cause for which they have bled. It must be the combined virtue of the rulers and of the people … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Principles That the End Justifies the Means Is In Individualist Ethics Regarded As the Denial of All Morals. In Collectivist Ethics It Becomes Necessarily the Supreme Rule

“The principle that the end justifies the means is in individualist ethics regarded as the denial of all morals. In collectivist ethics it becomes necessarily the supreme rule.” – Friedrich August von Hayek (1899-1992)

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