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Quote from Melancton Smith,

"Congress will ever exercise their powers to levy as much money as the people can pay.
They will not be restrained from direct taxes by the consideration that necessity does not require them."


Melancton Smith (more quotes by Melancton Smith or books by/about Melancton Smith)

(1744-1798) opponent of Alexander Hamilton during New York's ratifying convention


Congress, Greed, Power, Tax, Taxation


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