Not Yours to Give – a true story

Not Yours to Give

“Mr. Speaker–I have as much respect for the memory of the deceased, and as much sympathy for the suffering of the living, if there be, as any man in this House, but we must not permit our respect for the dead or our sympathy for part of the living to lead us into an act of injustice to the balance of the living. I will not go into an argument to prove that Congress has not the power to appropriate this money as an act of charity. Every member on this floor knows it.

This is a story that deserves repeating. If you haven’t read it, please click on the link above and go read it. If you have, then please pass it on to others. Thanks!

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