Mandeville, LA - Exclusive Video and Audio - Why would you need a truancy law if going to school was the responsibility of the Parents? Can't the parents decide if their children can go to school without worrying about being fined? Well, when the state controls the school and the state decides that children must go to school because their public schools are the GREATEST THING EVER CREATED, then the truancy law "makes sense". But the education of our children ultimately lies with the parents, because we know how well the public schools are working right now... For more check out today's Founders TV and sign up for a Founders Pass if you don't already have one.
"Having served my country from very early life, in all its highest trusts and most difficult emergencies, from the most important of which trusts 1 have lately retired, I cannot otherwise than feel with great sensibility, this proof of the high confidence of this very enlightened and respectable. Assembly.
I regret my appointment from another consideration: a fear, that I shall not be able to discharge the duties of the trust, with advantage to my country. Being placed, however, here, 1 [would] exert my best faculties, physical and mental, such as they are, at every hazard, to discharge its duties to the satisfaction of this Assembly, and of my country."
James Monroe accepting the Chair at VA Constitutional Convention, 1829