Sunday, December 25, 2011

The Coming Election

"No morn ever dawned more favorable than ours did; and no day was ever more clouded than the present! Wisdom, and good examples are necessary at this time to rescue the political machine from the impending storm."

George Washington

Sunday, December 18, 2011

Guarding Liberty and Order

"Liberty and order will never be perfectly safe, until a trespass on the consitutional provisions for either shall be felt with the same keenness that resents an invasion of the dearest rigths, until every citizen shall be an Argus to espy, and an Aegeon to avenge, the unhallowed deed."

James Madison

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Swindling Futurity

"I sincerely believe that banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies, and that the principle of spending money to be paid by posterity under the name of funding, is but swindling futurity on a large scale."

Sunday, December 11, 2011

New Debt

"To contract new debts is not the way to pay old ones."

George Washington

Wednesday, December 7, 2011


"It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes-a principle which, if acted on, would save one-half the wars of the world."

Thomas Jefferson

Sunday, December 4, 2011

Personal Merit

"In a Republic personal merit alone could be the ground of political exaltation, but it would rarely happen that this merit would be so pre-eminent as to produce universal acquiesence."

James Madison