"The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people. "
-- Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States 1791
"Just as it is gravely wrong to take from individuals what they can accomplish by their own initiative and industry and give it to the community, so also it is an injustice and at the same time a grave evil and disturbance of right order to assign to a greater and higher association what lesser and subordinate organizations can do."
-- Pope Pius XI (1857 - 1939)
"If a company is too big to fail, it is too big to exist."
-- Bernie Sanders, United States Senator (1941 - )
"Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler."
-- Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955) German-American Nobel Laureate Physicist
-- The Principles of the Free Market
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