Tag Archives: Thomas Jefferson

~ Principles of Our Government and the Congressional Reform Act of 2011

The further the departure from direct and constant control by the citizens, the less has the government of the ingredient of republicanism… —Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson wrote those words in a letter, dated May 28, 1816, to writer, Virginia delegate, and U.S. Senator,  John Taylor. They were in response to receiving and reading Taylor’s book […]

~ Presidential Quotes

A few presidential quotes in honor of Presidents day: “On this view of the import of the term republic, instead of saying, as has been said, “that it may mean anything or nothing,” we may say with truth and meaning, that governments are more or less republican as they have more or less of the […]