Those who remained at the Alamo understood death was a certainty. They stood their ground accepting it was their duty and moral obligation fueled by the hope of a Texas free of foreign domination.
John F. Kennedy, in his book “Profiles in Courage,” related stories of U.S. Senators who defied their political party and constituents and did what they believed was right regardless of the personal losses that ensued.
Corrupt is the word of currency in today’s political debate. Corrupt is defined as “showing a willingness to act dishonestly in return for money or personal gain.”
Among those listed as the most corrupt U.S. political leaders in history are Richard Nixon, Boss Tweed, Spiro Agnew and Huey Long.
Senator Lindsey Graham, during a filmed interview with the Huffington Post, was asked what he believed to be true about Joe Biden. Graham stated, “if you can’t admire Joe Biden you have a problem.” He called Biden, “as good a man as God ever created!”
Albert Einstein said “force always attracts men of low morality.” President Donald Trump is a force that is changing much of what was true of America. Graham is a pin-up of Einstein’s belief.
Ethics and morality should not be built upon expediency or the thirst for political power. Martin Luther King, Jr. stated, “the time is always right to do what is right.” Perhaps Senator Graham should reconsider his actions.