"Were we directed from Washington
when to sow and when to reap,
we should soon want bread."
Thomas Jefferson
(1743-1826), US Founding Father, drafted the Declaration of Independence, 3rd US President
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It doesn't get anymore accurate than that.
 -- Mike, Norwalk     
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    Remember the Soviet Unions' famous "5 Year Plans" directed from the top down. They had to change it about every other year with a new 5 year plan , always better than the last one.
     -- jim k, austin tx     
    The Framers knew from the beginning Government was not the answer. We have to make sure the government knows this today.
     -- Ken, Spokane     
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    The cry is getting louder ! The more intrusive government becomes, the brighter the light of Liberty shines.
     -- Ron w13, Or     
    Thomas Jefferson's quotes were full of astute wisdom for the ages.
     -- Mary - MI     
    That was then -- think about now! Even worse!
     -- E Archer, NYC     
     -- jim k, Austin      
    I truly love this fantastic quick and to the point quote from Thomas Jefferson.

     -- Mary, MI     
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