How Davy Crockett Learned His Lesson

As I discussed on the show:
Davy Crockett learned a valuable lesson about Congress and appropriating money.

I will not go into an argument to prove that Congress has no power to appropriate this money as an act of charity. Every member upon this floor knows it. We have the right, as individuals, to give away as much of our own money as we please in charity; but as members of Congress we have no right so to appropriate a dollar of the public money.

Cross Posted at Wide Awakes Radio



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