Legislative Quotes

No country can be called free which is governed by an absolute power; and ...

No country can be called free which is governed by an absolute power; and it matters not whether it be an absolute royal power or an absolute legislative power, as the consequences will be the same to the people. ...Thomas Paine
📅︎ Mar 03
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The very purpose of the Second Amendment is to stop the government from disallowing people th...

The very purpose of the Second Amendment is to stop the government from disallowing people the means to defend themselves against tyranny. Any proposal to abuse executive power and infringe upon gun rights must be repelled with the stiffest legislative force possible. ~ Steve Stockman~
📅︎ Sep 18
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"The accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive, and judiciary, in the sa...

"The accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive, and judiciary, in the same hands, whether of one, a few, or many, and whether hereditary, self-appointed, or elective, may justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny." - James Madison
📅︎ Apr 03
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We have a constitutional inversion, now ... the admini...

We have a constitutional inversion, now ... the administrative agencies of the executive branch are writing law, and the legislative branch is behaving like a courtroom.
📅︎ May 21
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"Never blame a legislative body for not doing something. When the...

"Never blame a legislative body for not doing something. When they do nothing, that don't hurt anybody. When they do something is when they become dangerous." --American humorist Will Rogers (1879-1935)
📅︎ Aug 20
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