Patrick Lee

What do all laborers need most on Labor Day?

... with all these blessings, what more is necessary to make us a happy and a prosperous people? ... a wise and frugal Government, which shall restrain men ... shall leave them ... and shall not take from ... This is the sum of good government, and ...

How do the poor people live?

- Wise leaders seek to understand people and their situations. Jefferson was on a long walk to a neighboring village in France when he encountered this woman. He was always interested in how people lived, so he questioned her as they walked on together. She was all-too-representative of the European poor who had nothing ...

Were you this clever at age 16?

Thomas Jefferson's Leadership SIR, -- I was at Colo. Peter Randolph's about a Fortnight ago, & my Schooling falling into Discourse, he said he thought it...

Can I get an “Amen!,” somebody?

Thomas Jefferson's Leadership The earth belongs always to the living generation. They may manage it, and what proceeds from it, as they please, during their...

Are you strict …. or loose? Does it make any difference?

Thomas Jefferson's Leadership The Constitution says, “Congress shall have power to lay and collect taxes, duties, imposts, and excises, to pay the debts, &c., provide...