I propose to use whatever authority exists in the office of the President to end segregation in the District of Columbia, including the Federal Government, and any segregation in the Armed Forces.
We have erased segregation in those areas of national life to which Federal authority clearly extends. So doing in this, my friends, we have neither sought nor claimed partisan credit, and all such actions are nothing more -- nothing less than the rendering of justice. And we have always been aware of this great truth: the final battle against intolerance is to be fought -- not in the chambers of any legislature -- but in the hearts of men.Address at the Hollywood Bowl (19 October 1956).
As your governor, I shall resist any illegal Federal court order, even to the point of standing at the schoolhouse door in person, if necessary.george wallace
Congress have no power to disarm the militia. Their swords, and every other terrible implement of the soldier, are the birth-right of an American... [T]he unlimited power of the sword is not in the hands of either the Federal or state governments, but, where I trust in God it will ever remain, in the hands of the people.tench coxe
Neither Federal nor state government acts compatibly with equal protection when a law or official policy denies to women, simply because they are women, full citizenship stature - equal opportunity to aspire, achieve, participate in and contribute to society based on their individual talents and capacities.ruth bader ginsburg
If the Federal government should overpass the just bounds of its authority and make a tyrannical use of its powers, the people, whose creature it is, must appeal to the standard they have formed, and take such measures to redress the injury done to the Constitution as the exigency may suggest and prudence justify.Alexander Hamilton
"San Francisco isn’t in the same country as Lakeside anymore than New Orleans is in the same country as New York or Miami is in the same country as Minneapolis." "Is that so?" said Shadow, mildly. "Indeed it is. They may share certain cultural signifiers money, a Federal government, entertainment it’s the same land, obviously but the only things that give it the illusion of being one country are the greenback, The Tonight Show, and McDonald’s."Mr. Wednesday
Examining the organization and function of the Federal Reserve Banks, and applying the relevant factors, we conclude that the Reserve Banks are not Federal instrumentalities for purposes of the FTCA [Federal Tort Claims Act], but are independent, privately owned and locally controlled corporations.Attributed to Woodrow Wilson in many anti-Federal Reserve works, but the quotation is verifiably fake. See Woodrow Wilson for details.
Cotton seed oil has been in common use since the middle of the nineteenth century and achieved GRAS (Generally Recognised As Safe) status under the United States Federal Food Drug and Cosmetic Act because of its common use prior to 1958 (ANZFA 2002). It is used in a variety of products including edible vegetable oils and margarine , soap , and plastics .A.W.Frank (1987), P.7-8 (The Biology of Gossypium hirsutum L. and Gossypium barbadense L. (cotton) Version)
The President, and government, will only control the militia when a part of them is in the actual service of the Federal government, else, they are independent and not under the command of the president or the government. The states would control the militia, only when called out into the service of the state, and then the governor would be commander in chief where enumerated in the respective state constitution.Alexander Hamilton
The property qualifications for Federal office that the framers of the Constitution expressly chose to exclude for demonstrating an unseemly "veneration of wealth " are now de facto in force and higher than the Founding Fathers could have imagined.bill moyers
They happen to produce huge billion dollar differences over seven years in the Federal budget, which is why they become fairly incendiary as the debate goes along. But if you as a practical matter of estimating the economy, the difference is not great. There's a little bit of floccinaucinihilipilification going on here.Mike McCurry, United States President Bill Clinton's press secretary (December 6, 1995 press briefing)
It is imperative to take the initiative, to build firewalls around Alberta, to limit the extent to which an aggressive and hostile Federal government can encroach upon legitimate provincial jurisdiction.source: Stephen Harper National Post, January 24, 2001, “Open Letter to Ralph Klein”
So: if the chronic inflation undergone by Americans, and in almost every other country, is caused by the continuing creation of new money, and if in each country its governmental "Central Bank" (in the United States, the Federal Reserve) is the sole monopoly source and creator of all money, who then is responsible for the blight of inflation? Who except the very institution that is solely empowered to create money, that is, the Fed (and the Bank of England, and the Bank of Italy, and other central banks) itself?murray rothbard
The exceptional nature of its limitations places in a strong light the general conception that liberty of the press, historically considered and taken up by the Federal Constitution, has meant, principally, although not exclusively, immunity from previous restraints or censorship.charles evans hughes
The inhabitants of the ceded territory shall be incorporated in the Union of the United States, and admitted as soon as possible, according to the principles of the Federal constitution, to the enjoyment of all the rights, advantages, and immunities, of citizens of the United States; and, in the mean time, they shall be maintained and protected in the free enjoyment of their liberty, property, and the religion which they profess.thomas jefferson
The Federal Reserve Banks, while not part of the government, are the central banking sytem for the Nation.… Holdings of Federal debt by the Federal Reserve Banks do not have the same impact on private credit markets as other debt held by the public. Their holdings of Federal debt arise from their role as the country's central bank.Office of Management and Budget, Budget of the United States Government: Historical Tables (FY 1992), p. 10.  Recent budgets omit "…while not part of the government…."
The President can exercise no power which cannot be fairly and reasonably traced to some specific grant of power … in the Federal Constitution or in an act of Congress passed in pursuance thereof. There is no undefined residuum of power which he can exercise because it seems to him to be in the public interest.william howard taft
Far from being pro-Unionist, I do not want Ireland to be part of the United Kingdom. But, as a Wolfe Tone republican, I feel I have a firm duty to defend the rights of Protestants and Dissenters to do their own thing until such time as we can persuade them their future is in a Federal Ireland.eoghan harris
We have Federal standards for everything in America except the one thing you need most — your health.steve kagen
The Federal government is the balance wheel of the Federal system, and the Federal system means using counterweights.pierre trudeau
Resisting overreaching by the Federal government is appropriate and, yes, even patriotic.russ feingold
Child support should do just that – support children, not the Federal government.paul ryan
What I wanted to do when I came in... was help the community turn a corner and become relevant in the key initiatives that we need in the Federal government... make sure architecture was relevant, it became more agile, it continued to move to have a more business and more strategy focus.Scott A. Bernard, Federal chief enterprise architect at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) , cited in: Kenneth Corbin (2012) "Federal CIOs Say Enterprise Architecture Needs Better Business Focus" on: cio.com, November 30, 2012.
All provisions of Federal, state or local law requiring or permitting discrimination in public education must yield.Earl Warren, in "Headline from History – October 12th – The Mathew Shepard Story".
The ACLU has long argued that veterans and their families should be free to choose religious symbols on military headstones whether Crosses, Stars of David, Pentacles, or other symbols and that the government should not be permitted to restrict such religious expression in Federal cemeteries.Veterans Win Right to Post Religious Symbol on Headstones. ACLU.org (2007-04-23). Retrieved on 2010-12-02.
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