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Is this why Govt. always fails these days ?

Our constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other." John Adams

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2mothershelpers

Asked by 2mothershelpers at 12:39 AM on Aug. 24, 2009 in Religion & Beliefs

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  • The government isn't failing. They have us right where they want us. Control through FEAR. If you're looking for the guilty, you need only look into a mirror. Fear has got the best of us, and if this country is going to prevail in anyway it must be fought and taken back by THE PEOPLE.. It is our moral obligiation as a citizen to overthrow a government who's best interest is no longer the people's. Who over the years has become corrupt and greedy at the cost of innocent people everywhere.


    "America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves. "
    -Abraham Lincoln
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:50 AM on Aug. 24, 2009

  • This belongs in politics.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:56 AM on Aug. 24, 2009

  • this belongs here these are beliefs

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:59 AM on Aug. 24, 2009

  • You live in a democracy, not a tyranny. You do not 'overthrow ' government, you vote it out of office at elections. Your quotes do not constitute a justification for anything. Anyone can quote historical figures to ' justify ' anything
    janet116

    Answer by janet116 at 1:02 AM on Aug. 24, 2009

  • a quote from 1798 doesn't exactly reflect the changing times does it?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:30 AM on Aug. 24, 2009

  • This post belongs right here.
    It is a failing government when you have a government that will wink at sin and pay for it too.
    A failing government is one that is to limp wristed to stand up for a man and a woman as far as marriage goes.
    A failing government when Bibles and other moral books are removed and replaced with Harry Potter, and 2 mommies and 2 daddies take the place of what is righteous and considered family morals.
    A failing government when the government pays for a man to be placed into office that is an illegal and someone that hates the USA and wants to destroy it.
    A failing government when Jesus is replaced with more gods and religions when this country once stood for ONE NATION UNDER GOD...that being God/Jesus.
    A failing government when a complete generation is murdered in abortion clinics and the tax payers get to pay for it. Let alone the man in the White House approves it.
    Obama=failing government.
    bloodbought

    Answer by bloodbought at 1:33 AM on Aug. 24, 2009

  • Well, i am moral and religious but i am certainly NOT Christian.
    So what's your point?
    outstandingLove

    Answer by outstandingLove at 1:33 AM on Aug. 24, 2009

  • Wow bloodbought. Sounds like you need to move to a socialist or communist country. I believe in equality for all. Not to mention that UNDER GOD was only added later, it was not in the original. Oh and gee. I think ppl should be allowed to read whatever they want. Even if that means they pick up Harry Potter over the Bible.

    Our government is failing. But not because it is not run by people who think the same as you do. It is failing because it is has been run by people who claim to think the same as you do but then never hold up to what they claim.
    outstandingLove

    Answer by outstandingLove at 1:36 AM on Aug. 24, 2009

  • outstanding>so when exactly was the whole God thing brought into play? I have heard many ppl say it wasn't until the 50's and some say it wasn't until the 1900's so I am just curious when you think it happened?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:41 AM on Aug. 24, 2009

  • According to the United States Treasury dept It began major production on all currency in the 1950's. It started somewhere around 1897 on coins such as pennies.
    "Under God" wasn't added to the pledge until 1954
    KristiS11384

    Answer by KristiS11384 at 1:49 AM on Aug. 24, 2009

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