Choosing Our Leaders: A Solemn Duty

Daniel Webster, in a speech given to the Ladies of Richmond, Virginia on October 5, 1840, Said…
“Impress upon your children the truth that the excercise of the elective franchise is a social duty of as solemn a nature as man can be called to perform; that a man may not innocently trifle with his vote; that every elector is a trustee as well for others as himself and that every measure he supports has an important bearing on the interests of others as well as on his own.”
And so it is as we near the vote in several key states on March first.
“If men of wisdom and knowledge, of moderation and temperance, of patience, fortitude and perseverance, of sobriety and true republican simplicity of manners, of zeal for the honor of the Supreme Being and the welfare of the commonwealth; if men possessed of these other excellent qualities are chosen to fill the seats of government, we may expect that our affairs will rest on a solid and permanent foundation.” –Samuel Adams – Father of the American Revolutions
As you prepare to vote on March 1, remember that…
Noah Webster on Voting