Do Americans hate their own founding principles? Economist Walter E. Williams says yes.

Posted: June 22, 2015 in Uncategorized

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Do Americans hate their own founding principles? Economist Walter E. Williams says yes.

TheBlaze Books ^ | 2015-06-22 | Benjamin Weingarten

Posted on 6/22/2015, 11:27:43 AM by fredericbastiat1

in 1794, Congress appropriated $15,000 to help some French refugees, and James Madison stood on the floor of the House irate, and he said, and I’m quoting him: “I cannot undertake to lay my finger on that article of the Constitution, which granted a right to Congress of expending, on the [sic] objects of benevolence, the money of their constituents.” James Madison also said “Charity is no part of the legislative duty of the government.”

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