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

James Madison Quote

“If Congress can do whatever in their discretion can be done by money, and will promote the General Welfare, the Government is no longer a limited one, possessing enumerated powers, but an indefinite one, subject to particular exceptions.”

James MadisonJames Madison
~ James Madison

letter to Edmund Pendleton, January 21, 1792

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    ABBY    10/15/15


    Ronw13, Yachats Or

    ' Promote the General Welfare " rather than committing constructive fraud against the " We the People "

    E Archer, NYC

    Umm, what happened!!!


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