Tuesday, January 12, 2010

2. A Free People Cannot Survive Under a Republican Constitution Unless They Remain Virtuous and Morally Strong.

This principle is closely related to Benjamin Franklin’s response to the question on the new government in America (a monarchy or a republic). His response: “A Republic, if you can keep it.” Our founders knew that corruption makes good governance impossible.

Return to Founding Principles...

No comments:

Post a Comment