1. James Madison on the virtuous republic: “Is there no virtue among us? If there be not, we are in a wretched situation. No theoretical checks-no form of government can render us secure... Image
2. “To suppose that any form of government will secure liberty or happiness without any virtue in the people, is a chimerical idea, if there be sufficient virtue and intelligence in the community, it will be exercised in the selection of these men... Image
3. “So that we do not depend on their virtue, or put confidence in our rulers, but in the people who are to choose them...”

American greatness is not the product of our system of government. That greatness was always with us, the People. It simply needs to be revived. Image
4. Middle America has always been the backbone of this country- economically, politically, morally. If this great nation is to survive today’s chaos, the remedy will come from the Middle, from the People, where American ingenuity, industriousness, and virtue have always resided.

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