The American’s Creed

I believe in the United States of America as a government of the people, by the people, for the people; whose just powers are derived from the consent of the governed; a democracy in a Republic; a sovereign Nation of many sovereign States; a perfect Union, one and inseparable; established upon those principles of freedom, equality, justice and humanity for which American patriots sacrificed their lives and fortunes.

I therefore believe it is my duty to my country to love it; to support its Constitution; to obey its laws; to respect its Flag; and to defend it against enemies.

William Tyler Page written 1917 — accepted by The United States House of Representatives, 1918


God’s Great Companion Gift

Rare in the history of mankind,
Remote in the lives of men,
Discerned by a few luminaries through the ages,
Coveted by those who never experienced it,
Envied by the enslaved, downtrodden masses,
Under-appraised by the fortunate few who inherit it,
Difficult to define in the 21st Century,
Instantly recognizable in its absence -Liberty!
America’s Founding Fathers charged us to “. . . secure the Blessings of Liberty to . . . Posterity . . . .”

George F. Cahill
Chairman Emeritus, PEI