Archive for May, 2009

Unto Each: His (And Your) Own

8 May 2009

“To take from one, because it is thought his own industry and that of his fathers has acquired too much, in order to spare to others, who, or whose fathers, have not exercised equal industry and skill, is to violate arbitrarily the first principle of association, the guarantee to everyone the free exercise of his industry and the fruits acquired by it.” – Thomas Jefferson

So, then: where have we gone off the road paved for us by our founding fathers and embed ourselves so deeply into the roadside ditch?