Tuesday, March 26, 2013

G+: "The spirit of encroachment tends to consolidate the powers of all the departments in one, and thus to...

"The spirit of encroachment tends to consolidate the powers of all the departments in one, and thus to create whatever the form of government, a real despotism. A just estimate of that love of power, and proneness to abuse it, which predominates in the human heart is sufficient to satisfy us of the truth of this position."--George Washington, Farewell Address, 1796


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