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Thomas Sowell

“Life in general has never been even close to fair, so the pretense that the government can make it fair is a valuable and inexhaustible asset to politicians who want to expand government.” –Thomas Sowell, economist, born July 30th, 1930

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James Madison

“To suppose that any form of government will secure liberty or happiness without any virtue in the people, is a chimerical idea.” –James Madison, 4th President of the United States, born March 16th, 1751 Happy Birthday!!

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Chief Joseph

“I only ask of the government to be treated as all other men are treated.” –Chief Joseph, leader of the Wal-lam-wat-kain, a Native American tribe, born March 3rd, 1840 Happy Birthday!!

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Loading Mail

Here is an image from 1930 of New South Wales Government Railway porters loading mail onto a mail van.   Image from the following source.

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James Madison

“If men were angels, no government would be necessary.” – James Madison, 4th President of the United States, March 16th, 1751 – June 28th, 1836

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Millard Fillmore

“God knows I detest slavery, but it is an existing evil, for which we are not responsible, and we must endure it, till we can get rid of it without destroying the last hope of free government in the world.” … Continue reading

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