As we listen each day to promises of new domestic giveaways by the Democrats — universal health care, mortgage bailouts — we would do well to remember that our Founding Fathers declared that the primary role of government is to protect its citizens. In Federalist Paper No. 23, Alexander Hamilton argued that one of the chief reasons for the unification of the colonies into a federal system of government was to “…[provide for] the common defense of the members; [and] the preservation of the public peace as well against internal convulsions as external attacks…”.
When the government provides peace and security for the people, a framework of freedom is created enabling citizens to provide for their own needs without governmental interference.
Check the headlines this month – we still live in a dangerous world.

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