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Quote from James Madison,

"With respect to the words general welfare,
I have always regarded them as qualified
by the detail of powers connected with them.
To take them in a literal and unlimited sense would be
a metamorphosis of the Constitution into a character
which there is a host of proofs was not contemplated by its creators."


James Madison (more quotes by James Madison or books by/about James Madison)

(1751-1836), Father of the Constitution for the USA, 4th US President


Congress, Conscience, Constitution, Individual Rights, Individualism, Power, President, Tyranny, Usurpation, Welfare


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