“Leave no authority existing not responsible to the people” | What are we, the people of these United States, going to do with those destroying our Constitutional Republic?

LM: These people, elected to manage the government of the people of these United States, are supposed to be working for all of us. Whatever their ideological differences, they should be able to sit down together and work out compromises.

If they and all of us, can’t do that and today it looks as if we can’t, then maybe it’s time for a split.

from Letter to Isaac H. Tiffany
Thomas Jefferson
Monticello August 26, 1816
Source: http://teachingamericanhistory.org/library/document/letter-to-isaac-h-tiffany/

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