Andrew JacksonAndrew Jackson, (1767-1845) 7th US President

Andrew Jackson Quote

“From the earliest ages of history to the present day there have never been thirteen millions of people associated in one political body who enjoyed so much freedom and happiness as the people of these United States. You have no longer any cause to fear dangers from abroad ... It is from within, among yourselves - from cupidity, from corruption, from disappointed ambition and inordinate thirst for power - that factions will be formed and liberty endangered ... ”

Andrew JacksonAndrew Jackson
~ Andrew Jackson

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Kimo, USA
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Kimo, USA    2/28/12

What a great man!

J Carlton, Calgary

Partisan politics will indeed be the undoing of America. The UN will be the undoing of the planet. We need to get back to the Constitution, Abolish the Federal Reserve, Renounce the UN and Restore the Republic...Now!

jim k, Austin, Tx

The Congress and the Dictator in Chief in the Oval Office are proof of this quote.

Irene3n2, VA

how prophetic!

Elizabeth, Astoria, NY

God gave us the free will and the Founding Fathers respected that.

E Archer, NYC

The same challenges facing the honor and integrity of the individual is multiplied by the group. It is hard enough for a single person to be honorable and true much less a group. We must always face the enemy within -- to prevail we must insist on the integrity of those that seek to represent us. There are many devices of 'designing men' that have enslaved civilizations for eons -- and they are very much at work today. Remember that most of the world lives under totalitarian governments -- America must not adopt these 'international' practices of debt-enslavement-war that have plagued humankind since time memorial. The fight is within all of us.

Steven J. Catalano, Manteca, USA

The founding fathers were united and never said anything about political parties. It seems to me that all this party bickering tends to weaken us in the battle against the corporate dictators. At the risk of sounding overly simplistic, I say the following: 1.) The Federal Reserve must go; freeing the US Treasury to do its job under the Constitution. 2.) Most of the "United Nations" are the enemy of the USA (at least in principle). Cut all non-humanitarian funding and military assistance, now. 3.) Stop all government subsidy and encouragement for outsourcing cheap foreign labor. 4.) Obama is a "Manchurian Candidate" and must not be allowed to stink up any 2012 ballot. 5.) George Soros is his handler and must be widely exposed as an enemy of the USA working from within to rot and corrode all that we have stood for. 6.) If the USA is allowed to be diminished any further, there will be no force left on earth for any nation or individual to turn to for help against tyranny! NOW IS THE TIME! 2012 is the year to go all out. The rape of liberty must be ended!

J Carlton, Calgary

Hear Hear Steven J.

Mike, Norwalk

I like it, as accurate today as it was then.

Patrick Henry, Red Hill

As it is written:

"And if a house be divided against itself, that house cannot stand."

~ Mark 3:25

Woe unto those treacherous, lightless and death dealing power mongers who would balkanize our Republic and render it a fetid, flyblown, utterly ungovernable other than by totalitarian means, latter day Babel.

Robert, Somewhere in the USA

I wish I said that! though his insight has come true, we still have our heads in the sand... Apathy reins supreme in America...

cal, Lewisville, Texas

He refused to obey the Supreme Court saying letting them decide everything would make us an oligarchy.

Ronw13, 0regon

The Trump Era has begun, God Be With Us, let us drain the stench, scum and all that offends from the damn Swamp called DC.
Semper FI

E Archer, NYC

'Cupidity, corruption, disappointed ambition and the inordinate thirst for power' are and ever shall be the enemy of the common people. Government office unchecked begets authoritarianism, which picks the form best suited to the times politically, economically, militarily. Pyramidal hierarchies, empires, power silos manifest as a result, with a handful of the wealthiest and most powerful ruling it all. Such structures cannot form within a people who temper their 'thirsts' and take responsibility. The battle is and ever will be for hearts and minds -- starting with oneself.

Fredrick William Sillik, Anytown

As the United States of America becomes more socially and technologically creative we must beware of foreign jealousy.


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