"The spirit of encroachment tends to consolidate the powers of all the departments in one, and thus to create whatever the form of government, a real despotism. A just estimate of that love of power, and proneness to abuse it, which predominates in the human heart is sufficient to satisfy us of the truth of this position."
--George Washington, Farewell Address, 1796
I never cease to marvel at the wisdom of the Founding Fathers of our Nation.
God blessed America with men who were open to the inspiration of the Holy Spirit
and who left us in their words and actions a legacy which has made our Nation
the great Nation that it is today.
I hope and pray that this New Year of 2009 which begins tonight
may see America remain firmly rooted in the principles enunciated by
- Leo Rugiens