A wise government knows how to enforce with temper, or to conciliate with dignity.
My actions constituted pure hacking that resulted in relatively trivial expenses for the companies involved, despite the government’s false claims.
If you seek Hamilton’s monument, look around. You are living in it. We honor Jefferson, but live in Hamilton’s country, a mighty industrial nation with a strong central government.
But I don’t want massive layoffs of anyone – public or private. We are planning on shrinking government through attrition and reform, not through random pink slips.
President Reagan was elected on the promise of getting government off the backs of the people and now he demands that government wrap itself around the waists of the people.