The Deterioration of Government

The deterioration of every government begins with
the decay of the principles on which it was founded
~Charles-Louis de Secondat

  • “The people are responsible for the character of their Congress…”President James-Garfield, 100th anniversary of Declaration of Independence
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  • “There is great anger in our Country caused in part by inaccurate, and even fraudulent, reporting of the news. The Fake News Media, the true Enemy of the People, must stop the open and obvious hostility and report the news accurately and fairly. That will do much to put out the flame of Anger and Outrage and we will then be able to bring all sides together in Peace and Harmony.” ~Donald Trump, (2018)
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  • “Our Army is a mighty arm of the tree of liberty. It is a living part of the American tradition, a tradition that goes back to Israel Putnam, who left his plow in a New England furrow to take up a gun and fight at Bunker Hill.” ~Franklin Roosevelt, March 20, 1942
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  • “The mobs of the great cities add just so much to the support of pure government as sores do to the strength of the human body. It is the manners and spirit of a people, which preserve a republic in vigor. A degeneracy in these is a canker which soon eats to the heart of its laws and constitution.” ~Thomas Jefferson (1787)
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  • “Where there is no law, there is no liberty; and nothing deserves the name of law but that which is certain and universal in its operation upon all the members of the community.” ~Benjamin Rush (1788)
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  • “If you take away religion, you cannot hire enough police” ~Harvard Professor Clay Christensen, quoting Fulbright scholar
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  • “The most sacred of the duties of a government [is] to do equal and impartial justice to all citizens.” ~Thomas Jefferson (1816)
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  • “Industry is increased, commodities are multiplied, agriculture and manufacturers flourish: and herein consists the true wealth and prosperity of a state.” ~Alexander Hamilton (1790)
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  • “If we can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people, under the pretence of taking care of them, they must become happy.” ~Thomas Jefferson (1802)
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  • “Are we disposed to be of the number of those, who having eyes, see not, and having ears, hear not, the things which so nearly concern their temporal salvation? For my part, whatever anguish of spirit it might cost, I am willing to know the whole truth; to know the worst, and to provide for it.” ~Patrick Henry (1775)
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