Tuesday, May 27, 2014

James Madison on the Meaning of the Constitution

It was to be sought "not in the opinions or intentions of the body which planned and proposed it, but in those states where it received ALL (emphasis mine) the authority which it possesses."......James Madison, folks, the father of the Constitution.

2 comments:

Rational Nation USA said...

Indeed.

Will "take no prisoners" Hart said...

The states were sovereign, Les. You know it, I know it, but Lincoln apparently didn't (or maybe he did and went for a power grab instead).