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Is this quotation attributed to Thomas Jefferson accurate? "We must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt. We must (choose) between economy & liberty or profusion & servitude." If accurate, it is ironic, given in how much debt Jefferson lived most of his life.more »

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Could someone please verify the following quote ascribed to Jefferson (with citation to the original document in which it is found)? On every question of construction, let us carry ourselves back to the time when the Constitution was adopted, recollect the spirit manifested in the...more »