Quote from Walter E. Williams 

"The bottom line is that we've become a nation of thieves, a value rejected by our founders. James Madison, the father of our Constitution, was horrified when Congress appropriated $15,000 to help French refugees. He said, 'I cannot undertake to lay my finger on that article of the Constitution which granted a right to Congress of expending, on objects of benevolence, the money of their constituents.' Tragically, today's Americans would run Madison out of town on a rail."

Quote by:
Walter E. Williams
(1936- ) Columnist, Professor of Economics at George Mason University
Source:
On Why Socialism Is Evil.
 
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