Power, whether vested in the many or a few, is ever grasping, and, like the grave, cries, “Give, give!”
Revolutionary War patriot and wife of John Adams
[This is why we have the enumerated powers of the Constitution.
This is supposed to limit the powers of both the many and the
few. Sadly, these days the Constitution is almost entirely
ignored and the powers claimed by government have far exceeded the
limits imposed by that tattered document.–Joe]