Words of Wisdom

This nation was founded on a belief in God.

The founders were not secular.

Here are only 4 of many examples:

  • We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. - Declaration of independence.
  • Believe me, dear Sir: there is not in the British empire a man who more cordially loves a union with Great Britain than I do. But, by the God that made me, I will cease to exist before I yield to a connection on such terms as the British Parliament propose; and in this, I think I speak the sentiments of America. - Thomas Jefferson, November 29, 1775
  • "to enforce obedience to acts of Parliament, which neither God nor man ever empowered them to make" - John Hancock, March 5, 1774
  • I firmly believe that the benevolent Creator designed the republican Form of Government for Man. - Samuel Adams, April 14, 1785

In a country well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of.
In a country badly governed, wealth is something to be ashamed of.