There are no necessary evils in government. Its evils exist only in its abuses. If it would confine itself to equal protection, and, as Heaven does its rains, shower its favors alike on the high and the low, the rich and the poor, it would be an unqualified blessing.

Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) American politician, general, US President (1829-1837)
Veto Mesage Regarding the Bank of the United States [2] (10 July 1832)
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