Well . . . . do we . . . ???

So, today is the Fourth of July. It's our Independence Day. While growing up, I always thought of this as America's day to express pride in our history and pride in our place in the world, and pride in what we stand for and have always stood for. However, all the recent events --- and our country's response and our population's reaction to them --- have, I believe, robbed us of our grounds for any pride. Ask an African-American person if they are proud of this country. Ask an Asian-American if they have pride in living here. Ask an LGTBQ person. Ask a cop. Ask anyone who's been paying any attention to how we've comported ourselves or anyone who's seen who we've elected to public office. We've become an egocentric and xenophobic pile of hate. Just like our President. Sad.

So, ask yourself. Do we still have ANYTHING to be proud of on America's birthday. Well . . . . do we . . . . ???

Jul 4, 2020

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  • There are many positive things about the US.
    There are many negative things about it.
    We think we're having an "open" discussion about race and gender issues right now, but we're not. The only thing that has changed is which side is being more militant. The ONLY thing. It is no more interested in hearing anyone besides itself than the other side was.

  • And you will never have an open discussion with a MAGAT. Never. They are incapable of rational discussion. That's been proven how many hundreds of thousands of times?

  • You mean you'll never have someone on the conservative side give in to your whining kicking and screaming.
    An open discussion is something you aren't capable of having.

  • The left whines, kicks, and screams.
    The right whines, kicks, and screams.
    So what is your point, exactly? I don't think you have one, just a bitter opinion. That's all anyone has these days.

  • You contribute to the polarization that is pushing this country to the idea of another civil war, yet won't see it. You need to step in front of a bullet.

  • I think your right,,

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