Since Oct 10, 2003
They went up against the most powerful nation in the world and endured endured extreme odds in their fight to be free. When they were finally victorious and essentially placed themselves on the verge of becoming the most powerful and prosperous nation the world had known, they did what no nation on earth had ever done before; they wrote and adopted a constitution denying themselves power.
Rather than live by this inspiring example, our country seems willing to give it all up to serve politicians who have taken citizen service and disgraced the ideals expressed in our Constitution in order to create power and wealth for themselves.
I was raised with the simple ethic handed down to me by parents who had lived through the great depression:
"Do unto others as you would have them do unto you".
Now I see a world gone crazy and an America that is neglecting its responsibility as a stabilizing force for good. I believe basic truths should be taught in grade school that would serve our coming generation much better than lessons about man made global warming.
"A man's admiration for absolute government is proportionate to the contempt he feels for those around him." -- Alexis de Tocqueville
...and now we've come to this-