Skip to comments.Three Truths to Consider This November
Posted on 08/12/2012 12:41:47 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
Every once in a while, America has to be like Steve McQueen in that scene from the 1973 film Papillon, where he sticks his head through his prison bars and asks, "How do I look?"
Anyone who's awake knows that America "ain't looking too pretty" these days. Take for example the Declaration of Independence's quintessential phrase, "life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness." What does that look like to citizens today? For a great number of people, that phrase most certainly means something very, very different from what it meant to the patriots at the time it was originally penned.
So, how does the way we think about this phrase reveal how we see ourselves and, ultimately, whom we will choose to represent us?
Since America is the land of "We the People," it is certainly all about who we are. What do we "look like"? How do we think and reason? Who are we at the very core of our being?
Ultimately, a democratic people living in a republic truly ends up getting the government it deserves -- a government that matches its ideals.
What follows are three truisms which can be helpful in dealing with the national mindset:.....
(Excerpt) Read more at americanthinker.com ...
How do I look?
I once suggested we recycle an old oak toilet seat to use as a window frame/shutter on an addition to our house.So if we was having “one of those kind of days” we could raise the lid to see how the rest of the world looks. To her credit she refused my brilliant idea. In some ways the two propositions are somewhat alike. But I agree the article is well written and agreeable.
We look as cyanotic as our President's lips. And Romney is the equivalent to treating our statist zombie malady with a horrific blood letting.
than Biden will have over our Marxist president.
I pray you are right but I don't pray, neither will I vote for Romney to win.
I can't believe this thread did not get more attention it is a very good article.