Images from ““Government Should Not Support the People””
“I can find no warrant for such an appropriation in the Constitution; and I do not believe that the power and duty of the General Government ought to be extended to the relief of individual suffering which is in no manner properly related to the public service or benefit.” — Grover Cleveland, after vetoing a relief bill for Texas farmers.
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