Democracy is Not a Mathematical Deduction But a Just Faith Fervently Held

Jack Kemp

“Democracy is not a mathematical deduction proved once and for all time. Democracy is a just faith fervently held, commitment to be tested again and again in the fiery furnace of history.” – Jack Kemp  (July 13, 1935 – May 2, 2009) was an American politician and a collegiate and professional football player. A Republican, he served as Housing Secretary in the administration of President George H. W. Bush from 1989 to 1993, having previously served nine terms as a congressman for Western New York’s31st congressional district from 1971 to 1989.

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