Merriam-Webster defines integrity as firm adherence to a code of especially moral or artistic values: incorruptibility. While character is defined as one of the attributes or features that make up and distinguish an individual.
When considering these words, do you think they have any importance in connection to the people that we choose to represent us in government? Are the values of those people in alignment with yours? Does it matter or do you care?
I ask these questions because of a concern that we Americans will get the government that we deserve, good or bad. When I observe foreign governments that are run by dictators where people have very few freedoms, I know that none of us would want that here in America. For that reason, character and integrity are critically important qualities to consider in the persons assuming leadership roles. Are we electing representatives that share our values, and do we even think about what those are? Do we vote ...
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