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My Responsibilities To America

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As Theodore Roosevelt once said, "The first requisite of a good citizen in this republic of ours is that he shall be able and willing to pull his own weight." My responsibilities to America include; paying my own bills, looking out for the future generations, being an informed voter, supporting and defending the constitution, putting America first, and to be a good person.
Paying my own bills is a huge responsibility that any person must understand and take on. If you do not do this you will become a burden to society. Also, if you don’t pay your bills, your house or other items may be repossessed. You should be ashamed to take money from people who donate it to you to pay your bills.
I must look out for the future of America and the next generations. I must preserve what’s great about America or else the future Generations will have nothing to enjoy in America. It would be unacceptable if our future generations would have to grow up in an America that is no longer extraordinary.
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It is a citizen’s responsibility to vote for the most qualified person for the job. There has been a push to get all Americans to vote.That's sort of like giving everyone a gun and encouraging them to immediately squeeze off a few rounds. If they don't know anything about what they're doing, they're as likely to hurt themselves or someone else as they are to do good. The same goes for voting. It would be nice if all Americans took the time to be informed instead of just a coin-toss to decide who to vote for. Next, I have a responsibility to support and defend the constitution. These a r our
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