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Date: 06-11-05 01:11
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Politics I supposed to be the second-oldest profession. I have come to
realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first.
But there are advantages to being elected President. The day after I was
elected, I had my high school grades classified Top Secret.
Founding Fathers Quotes
As our president bears no resemblance to a king so we shall see the Senate has no similitude to nobles. First, not being
hereditary, their collective knowledge, wisdom, and virtue are not precarious. For by these qualities alone are they to obtain
their offices, and they will have none of the peculiar qualities and vices of those men who possess power merely because their
father held it before them.
Tench Coxe, An American Citizen, No.2, September 28, 1787
If my dear love were but the child of state,
It might for Fortune\'s bastard be unfather\'d,
As subject to Time\'s love or to Time\'s hate,
Weeds among weeds, or flowers with flowers gather\'d.
No, it was builded far from accident;
It suffers not in smiling pomp, nor falls
Under the blow of thralled discontent,
Whereto th\' inviting time our fashion calls:
It fears not policy, that heretic,
Which works on leases of short-number\'d hours,
But all alone stands hugely politic,
That it nor grows with heat, nor drowns with showers.
To this I witness call the fools of time,
Which die for goodness, who have lived for crime.