"But America is more than just a place -- it's an idea. It's the only country founded on an idea. Our rights come from nature (natural law) and God, not government. We promise equal opportunity, not equal outcomes.
"This idea is founded on the principles of liberty, freedom, free enterprise, self-determination and government by consent of the governed. This idea is under assault. So, we have a critical decision to make as a nation. We are on an unsustainable path that is robbing America of our freedom and security. It doesn't have to be this way.
Rep. Paul Ryan