Ours was the first nation to be founded on the idea that all are created equal and all deserve equal treatment under the law. Despite our missteps and shortcomings, these ideals still inspire hope among the oppressed and give us pride in being Americans.
As the wicked flee when none pursueth, so does the middle-class wrestle when none contendeth. They cried out for freedom, it came down on them in a flood. Nothing remains but a few floating timbers of psychotherapy.
rip the prisons
The reason America is in its death-throes is because America has lost moral authority.
Africa occupied a relatively blank space in the minds of most Americans, and when they stopped to think about it, aided by old and deeply ingrained habits of press coverage, all they could imagine was volcano, occupation, disease, and horror.
We know enough to know that all of this is not quite right. And we know enough to know that settling for what’s not quite right is quite wrong.
It was now December 7, 1941; the date that Franklin D. Roosevelt was destined to declare would live in infamy.
Helping each other out, that’s America.
Grandma frowned and yelled something in Russian. She could have been saying, ‘Open up, your best friend is here.’ On the other hand, it could have been, ‘America is a great country because of canned ravioli.
I am going to the USA to catch sight of a wild porcupine and to give some lectures.