The Accumulation of All Powers in the Same Hands is the Definition of Tyranny…

James Madison

James Madison

“The accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive, and judiciary, in the same hands, whether of one, a few, or many, and whether hereditary, self-appointed, or elective, may justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny.”  ― James Madison, Federalist Papers

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