(THE FEDERALIST) – Even amidst global lockdowns and a roiling political and cultural debate, the United States remains a land of opportunity and plenty. This is made possible largely because we are citizens of a free country.
“We the people” established our Constitution, not a king, queen, or dictator. Despite our problems, we prosper because America’s government is designed to protect what is already ours—the “Blessings of Liberty” endowed to us by our Creator.
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But such lavish rights as we enjoy in America are inevitably taken for granted. So will the responsibilities that come with those liberties. I recently came across a 1948 edition of the “Boy Scout Field Manual,” packed with lessons on camp craft, hiking, and wildlife, as well as on duties toward others, self, and country.