"We all know our duty better than we discharge it."
John Randolph
(1773-1833) known as John Randolph of Roanoke, a planter, Congressman from Virginia, Senator, and also Minister to Russia
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 -- Anonymous      
U.S. legislators should pay attention ...
 -- Joe, Rochester, MI     
     -- dragonswizardz      
     -- Mark Kevin Mercado, San Pascual     
    A question asked among the wealthy elders, " Cream of the crop ", are you doing the most you can do ? With their heads hanging down, most, if not all said no.
     -- Ronw13, Yachats Or     
     -- jim k, Austin      
    This was posted on The Patriot; I'm sad to say I failed as a young father, hopefully, I can make up for it as a grandfather.

    "It should be your care, therefore, and mine, to elevate the minds of our children and exalt their courage; to accelerate and animate their industry and activity; to excite in them an habitual contempt of meanness, abhorrence of injustice and inhumanity, and an ambition to excel in every capacity, faculty, and virtue. If we suffer their minds to grovel and creep in infancy, they will grovel all their lives." John Adams, Dissertation on the Canon and Feudal Law, 1756
     -- Warrdoc, Elk Grove,CA.     
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    Yet we carry on ...
     -- E Archer, NYC     
    As a general rule  sadly accurate more often than not. When the concept is applied to politics, the hired servants are more interested in furthering their particular brand of theocracy than securing or advancing their natural law duty(s).
     -- Mike, Norwalk     
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    Someone once stated, "When it's all said and done, there's usually more said than done'.
     -- jim k, Austin     
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