He has spent more money that we didn't have than any other president in history. He has instituted the biggest boondoggle in the history of the country, with his Obamacare. And he has made more apologies for America than any other president.
Can't say that his accomplishments are good, but he DID accomplish them.
"The whole art of government consists in the art of being honest…" "The will of the public majority should always prevail."
The general federal) government will tend to monarchy, which will fortify itself from day to day, instead of working for its own cures."
What country can preserve its liberties if their rulers are not warned from time to time…"
"It is the manners and spirit of the people which preserves a republic in vigour. A degeneracy in these is a canker which soon eats the heart of its laws and constitution."
As the "silent member" of the Congress, Jefferson, at 33, drafted the Declaration of Independence. In years following he labored to make its words a reality in Virginia. Most notably, he wrote a bill establishing religious freedom, enacted in 1786" "...sharp political conflict developed, and two separate parties, the Federalists and the Democratic-Republicans, began to form. Jefferson gradually assumed leadership of the Republicans, who sympathized with the revolutionary cause in France. Attacking Federalist policies, he opposed a strong centralized Government and championed the rights of states." http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/preside … sjefferson
Todd Akin,Rep Dipstick:"This thing is really two visions of what America should be. Do we really want to become a sniveling entitlement state, or do we want freedom?" Of course, since freedom in this case just...