In Jefferson's day, state governments were far more powerful than the Federal experiment which he and Madison would eventually take turns leading.
The common sentiment of all of our young American States was that we should not be guilty of creating a federal entity which might one day be as oppressive as the British oppressors we shed blood and spent wealth to defeat. The reality of our present day is that our own forefathers would be sickened to see what now exists in their name.
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David Van Risseghem is the Director of Sooner Politics.org. The resource is committed to informing & mobilizing conservative Oklahomans for civic reform. This endeavor seeks to utilize the efforts of all cooperative facets of the Conservative movement...