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Thought For the Day: The Budget Should Be Balanced, the Treasury Should Be Refilled, Public Debt Should Be Reduced… Lest Rome Become Bankrupt

“The budget should be balanced, the Treasury should be refilled, public debt should be reduced, the arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and controlled, and the assistance to foreign lands should be curtailed lest Rome become bankrupt. People must again … Continue reading

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First Principles: I, However, Place Economy Among the First and Most Important Republican Virtues, and Public Debt As the Greatest of the Dangers To Be Feared

“I, however, place economy among the first and most important republican virtues, and public debt as the greatest of the dangers to be feared.”– Thomas Jefferson 

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First Principles: I Place Economy Among the First and Most Important of Republican Virtues, and Public Debt As the Greatest of the Dangers To Be Feared

“I … place economy among the first and most important of republican virtues, and public debt as the greatest of the dangers to be feared.” – Thomas Jefferson (1816)

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First Principles: No Pecuniary Consideration Is More Urgent, Than the Regular Redemption and Discharge of the Public Debt; On None Can Delay Be More Injurious

“No pecuniary consideration is more urgent, than the regular redemption and discharge of the public debt: on none can delay be more injurious, or an economy of time more valuable.” – George Washington, Message to the House of Representatives, 1793

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First Principles: I Place Economy Among the First and Most Important of Republican Virtues, and Public Debt As the Greatest of the Dangers To Be Feared

“I … place economy among the first and most important of republican virtues, and public debt as the greatest of the dangers to be feared. … Taxation follows that, and in its turn wretchedness and oppression.” – Thomas Jefferson, Letter … Continue reading

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First Principles: No Pecuniary Consideration Is More Urgent Than the Regular Redemption and Discharge of the Public Debt

“No pecuniary consideration is more urgent, than the regular redemption and discharge of the public debt: on none can delay be more injurious, or an economy of time more valuable.” – George Washington (1793)

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First Principles: I Place Economy Among the First and Most Important Virtues and Public Debt As the Greatest Dangers To Be Feared

“I place economy among the first and most important virtues and public debt as the greatest dangers to be feared.” – Thomas Jefferson      

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First Principles: I Place Economy Among the First and Most Important Virtues and Public Debt As the Greatest Dangers To Be Feared

“I place economy among the first and most important virtues and public debt as the greatest dangers to be feared.” – Thomas Jefferson    

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First Principles: Our Government Should Not Be Allowed To Perpetuate Debt

“We must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt.” – Thomas Jefferson (1816)      

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First Principles: We Must Not Allow Our Nation To Be In Perpetual Debt

“We must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt.” – Thomas Jefferson (1816)        

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