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    If the federal government has the exclusive right to judge the extent of its own powers, warned the Kentucky and Virginia resolutions' authors (James Madison and Thomas Jefferson, respectively), it will continue to grow - regardless of elections, the separation of powers, and other much-touted limits on government power.
    — Thomas Woods
    The power to regulate the value of money does not involve a power to dilute the value of money by inflation, an absurd and self-serving rendering.
    — Thomas Woods
    tags: power  value  money  absurd 
     
    Nullification is the Jeffersonian idea that the states of the American Union must judge the constitutionality of the acts of their agent, the federal government, since no impartial arbiter between them exists.
    — Thomas Woods
    Government has a habit of blaming the private sector for its own failings while taking credit for advances we in fact owe to the private sector.
    — Thomas Woods
    tags: facts  government 
     
    Keynesians think that you can take water from the deep end of the swimming, pump it into the shallow end of the swimming pool and somehow the water level of the swimming pool will rise.
    — Thomas Woods
    tags: water 
     
    There are only two (major) parties today: The Stupid Party and The Evil Party. Once in a while the two parties get together to do something that is both stupid and evil, and that's called Bipartisanship.
    — Thomas Woods
    tags: evil 
     
    If the Tenth Amendment were still taken seriously, most of the federal government's present activities would not exist. That's why no one in Washington ever mentions it.
    — Thomas Woods
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