Growing Up

There comes a time when we can no longer blame our parents or our circumstances for what we are or are not – Richard the Poorer
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Where’s Ben Franklin When You Need Him?

Ben Franklin never sought nor held high office. Those offices he did hold (President of the Pennsylvania Assembly, for example), he was largely conscripted into.  Ben preferred to work behind the scenes, and to hide his involvement in politically charged issues (largely through the use of pseudonyms) in order to avoid making himself the issue. Ben spoke ill of no one in public,...
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