Suppose I saw an elderly woman painfully huddled on a heating grate in the dead of winter. She's hungry and in...
The point is that the people are immoral; not just those people in prisons, not just gays, not just your neighbor, not just congress or the president of the united states. We are an immoral people based on a comparison of people who lived here only 70 or 80 years ago. That immorality pervades our culture, and therefor affects all our choices right down to electing a president. The federal government advocated immorality when it started favoring certain groups of people, making it important for all American's to join or create a group and become a needy minority, as a means to success as families and businesses; pushing aside morality as a characteristic for success.
Benjamin Franklin, statesman and signer of our Declaration of Independence, said: "Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom. As nations become corrupt and vicious, they have more need of masters." John Adams, another signer, echoed a similar statement: "Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other." Are today's Americans virtuous and moral, or have we become corrupt and vicious? Let's think it through with a few questions.
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