Patronage is the sword and cannon by which war may be made on the liberty of the human race. John Tyler, speech in Congress (February 24, 1834) against the policies of Andrew Jackson. By: Redactor Harry Browne Harry Browne Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website − 6 = three Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.