If there was one solution

I wish it were possible to obtain a single amendment to our Constitution. I would be willing to depend on that alone for the reduction of the administration of our government to the genuine principles of its Constitution; I mean an additional article, taking from the federal government the power of borrowing. I now deny their power of making paper money or anything else a legal tender. I know that to pay all proper expenses within the year, would, in case of war, be hard on us. But not so hard as ten wars instead of one. – Thomas Jefferson, Letter to John Taylor [November 26, 1798]

One response to “If there was one solution

  1. And they’re still trying 235 years after Jefferson. Good luck with that. At its current population level, ethnic diversity, and multi-cultures, the U.S. is ungovernable.

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