Get the pruning knife

February 17, 2009 at 9:51 am (A+ Reads, US Government)

“Founder’s Quote Daily” for Tuesday, February 17, 2009 from The Patriot Post:

“The multiplication of public offices, increase of expense beyond income, growth and entailment of a public debt, are indications soliciting the employment of the pruning knife.”

–Thomas Jefferson, letter to Spencer Roane, 9 March 1821

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