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Jefferson’s Admonition, Pilot Programs, and Minority Veterans

In a May, 1788 letter to Colonel Edward Carrington, Thomas Jefferson wrote a famous line: “The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground.” Watching the bills introduced in Congress can help illustrate the mechanics of that process 220 years later – in the government Jefferson helped found. H.R. [...]