Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – You have to have some human element here, plus all this machinery costs money. Not only is there a significant risk in liberty and civil liberties laws, but there’s a significant risk in the amount of dollars that are being lost and the amount of employees that are now permanently employed and I am now responsible for they and their children’s health insurance and dental insurance and retirement funds for as long as they ever sh….Continue
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"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