Parasites In Government

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“I think we have more machinery of government than is necessary, too many parasites living on the labor of the industrious.”

–Thomas Jefferson, letter to Thomas Cooper, 29 November 1802

Source:  Founder’s Quote Daily email from the Patriot Post

This was written 200+ years ago.  Can you imagine what Jefferson would say if he saw our government today.  Can you imagine what would happen if  a politician had the guts to make such a comment today.

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