The founders were worried that its rulers would soon devolve into Europe-like despots. They knew that would happen if our system of laws weren’t solid, and if the rulers didn’t do their parts to write good ones, enforce them, follow them.
Melissa Harris-Perry once said on her show, “We actually do better as a country when we spread the wealth around.” Harris-Perry seems pretty good at spreading, um, other stuff around, but not so much her wealth
A grateful people elected George Washington President of the United States of America to show their gratitude. In return, Washington sincerely offered his gratitude to the One whom he knew had helped him lead despite the obstacles.