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Quote from James Madison,

"... Large and permanent military establishments
... are forbidden by the principles of free government,
and against the necessity of which the militia
were meant to be a constitutional bulwark."


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


Fourth Annual Message, November 4, 1812


Constitution, Independence, Military, Militia, Power, President, Sovereignty, War


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