First Principles: Our Government Is For the Common Good of Its Citizens and Not Just one Class or Group

“Government is instituted for the common good; for the protection, safety, prosperity, and happiness of the people; and not for profit, honor, or private interest of any one man, family, or class of men; therefore, the people alone have an incontestable, unalienable, and indefeasible right to institute government; and to reform, alter, or totally change the same, when their protection, safety, prosperity, and happiness require it.”  – John Adams (1776)

Please see:  https://www.rae.org/essay-links/adams/ for a good understanding of the underlying document from which this quote is derived.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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