Thomas Jefferson was in massive debt his entire life. His heirs had to sell Monticello when he died.
posted on 01/31/2013 1:38:34 PM PST
by E. Pluribus Unum
(TYRANNY: When the people fear the politicians. LIBERTY: When the politicians fear the people.)
To: SeekAndFind; 1010RD
Two of the Framers, James Wilson and Robert Morris ended up in debtor prison.
Wilson was an associate justice of SCOTUS, and Morris was the financial mastermind who made our finances work long enough to win the Revolutionary War.
posted on 01/31/2013 1:57:25 PM PST
("How few were left who had seen the republic!" - Tacitus, The Annals)
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