quotes tagged with 'separationofpowers'

When 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 we will become as venal and oppressive as the government from which we separated.

Author: Thomas Jefferson, Source: Letter to Gideon GrangerSaved by cboyack in government tyranny power executive fascism washington separationofpowers 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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