Bonus Pre-election Post: The Moral Test of Government

For the 7 days preceding the US Election on November 6, 2012, SeeBee Sez will post some quotes that relate to how a government should work, how it actually works, and how it is perceived to work by its citizens. I hope you enjoy these posts.

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The moral test of government is how that government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; and those who are in the shadows of life — the sick, the needy and the handicapped.

Hubert Horatio Humphrey, US Vice President (1911-1978)

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This was a Thought for the Day disseminated in the October 26, 2010, “A Word a Day” from Wordsmith.

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