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

James Madison Quote

“Do not separate text from historical background. If you do, you will have perverted and subverted the Constitution, which can only end in a distorted, bastardized form of illegitimate government.”

James MadisonJames Madison
~ James Madison

Ratings and Comments

Mike, Norwalk

That I could rate this an innumerable times with countless stars. We hold this truth to be self evident ! ! ! Welcome to Amerika - where the distorted, bastardized form of illegitimate government oppresses the once land of the free and home of the brave.

watchman13, USA

So said again, Mike. Always true ! Do not separate ( text ) from historical background.!!!!!

jim k, austin tx

We now have a bastardized ,distorted and illegitimate government.

E Archer, NYC

Read Thomas Paine's Age of Reason, Bastiat's The Law. Jefferson's and Adams' letters, John Locke and the Federalist Papers -- then you will understand that there is no misconstruing the intention of America's founding documents and charters. We have yet to live up to the Declaration of Independence -- and it is worth the struggle to do so!!


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