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A City on a Hill

David482 Wrote: Jun 23, 2012 7:40 PM
Reagan started us down the road to destruction and now we have to suffer the consequence of his Free Trade (loss of tens of millions Middle Class jobs), amnesty (38,000,000 illegal aliens) and deficit spending (Reagan alone tripled the national debt). ....G.W Bush introduced Fiscal Socialism and now the Marxists have the half of the country on welfare and much of our wealth gone forever.... We are doomed. God will not bless or protect America when we have cultists and Socialists at the helm.
John Winthrop, the first governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, crossed the ocean from England to New England aboard the Arabella in early 1630. While aboard, he penned a directive that he read to those traveling with him either while they were still on board the ship or shortly after they had disembarked that June in Salem. Most of them were Puritans, who were leaving England for religious freedom as well as to start afresh in a New World, as directed by God.

Winthrop's directive provided inspiration and caution to those creating a new community; ensuring success would require...