Thomas JeffersonThomas Jefferson, (1743-1826), US Founding Father, drafted the Declaration of Independence, 3rd US President

Thomas Jefferson Quote

“Taxes should be continued by annual or biennial reenactments, because a constant hold, by the nation, of the strings of the public purse is a salutary restraint from which an honest government ought not wish, nor a corrupt one to be permitted, to be free.”

Thomas JeffersonThomas Jefferson
~ Thomas Jefferson

Ratings and Comments

jim k, Austin, Tx

Naturally everyone knows that our government is open and honest and has only our best interests at heart. And it don't snow in Minneapolis......

Mike, Norwalk

great concept never developed.

Coop, Mannington,NJ

This is why he didn't favor an income tax.


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