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

James Madison Quote

ā€œDo 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.ā€

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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