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[W]hen all government, domestic and foreign, in little as in great things, shall be drawn to Washington as the center of all power, it will render powerless the checks provided of one government on another and will become as venal and oppressive as the government from which we separated.

Author: Thomas Jefferson, Source: letter to Charles Hammond, 1821Saved by ImaWriterIII in government tyranny thomasjefferson politicalpower checksandbalances 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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