Friday, February 8, 2013

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"I regret, as much as any member, the unavoidable weight and duration of the burdens to be imposed; having never been a proselyte to the doctrine, that public debts are public benefits. I consider them, on the contrary, as evils which ought to be removed as fast as honor and justice will permit."--James Madison, Debates in the House of Representatives on the First Report on Public Credit, 1790


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