Monday, August 08, 2005

Daily Quote 8/08/2005

Monday, August 8, 2005
"Each State, in ratifying the Constitution, is considered as a sovereign body, independent of all others, and only to be bound by its own voluntary act. In this relation, then, the new Constitution will, if established, be a FEDERAL, and not a NATIONAL constitution."

-- James Madison (Federalist No. 39, 1788)
Reference: The Federalist

Does anyone else remember the song, "Those were the days"?