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message 1: by Carol (new)

Carol  Jones-Campbell (cajonesdoajunocom) | 690 comments Mod
Are there any leaders today who you feel would pledge to give up their lives and fortunes for the cause as did the Founding Fathers?

message 2: by Carol (new)

Carol  Jones-Campbell (cajonesdoajunocom) | 690 comments Mod
My opinion is that very few of today's people would make sacrifices compared with times of old. Been trying to think of examples, and when I do, I'll add it in.

message 3: by Chelsea (new)

Chelsea | 562 comments Ha! No! Doesn't congress vote for pay increases every year? Hmm... yeah I don't think our leaders have the integrity the founding fathers did back then. They just want to get our votes again in the next election.

message 4: by Cindy (new)

Cindy | 522 comments This is a good question. I think a crisis brings out the best in people. Right after 9/11 many people, including our leaders, behaved in some pretty admirable ways. I think some of our leaders today might surprise us, if the situation was right. Having said that, I think God arranged to have all these incredible men together at the same place and time for a reason.

message 5: by Heather (new)

Heather (shortblondreader) | 19 comments I would hope so. We read and study history so we can learn from it and yet we still end up repeating some things.

message 6: by Chelsea (new)

Chelsea | 562 comments Ok Cindy... you're right. They probably aren't all power hungry. good point

message 7: by Carol (new)

Carol  Jones-Campbell (cajonesdoajunocom) | 690 comments Mod
Back to Cindy's comment #4. When 9/11 happened, I know in my heart of hearts that President Bush Jr. was put here on our earth. I feel that Heavenly Father aided in that happening to prepare us for the right person at the right time.

So what happened. Look at the difference some 7-8 years later. And look what we have now. I'm absolutely terrified with our political situation. With voting coming, I don't even really have a strong candidate to vote for. I'm really scared!!!

message 8: by Barb (new)

Barb (deckerbunch) | 227 comments I imagine that there are a special few, but where?

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