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What has America become

daylight 2012/05/17 18:16:59


What has America become?

Editor,


Has America become the land of special interest and home of the double standard?


Lets see: if we lie to the Congress, it's a felony and if the Congress lies to us its just politics; if we dislike a black person, we're racist and if a black person dislikes whites, its their 1st Amendment right; the government spends millions to rehabilitate criminals and they do almost nothing for the victims; in public schools you can teach that homosexuality is OK, but you better not use the word God in the process; you can kill an unborn child, but it is wrong to execute a mass murderer; we don't burn books in America, we now rewrite them; we got rid of communist and socialist threats by renaming them progressive; we are unable to close our border with Mexico, but have no problem protecting the 38th parallel in Korea; if you protest against President Obama's policies you're a terrorist, but if you burned an American flag or George Bush in effigy it was your 1st Amendment right.


You can have pornography on TV or the internet, but you better not put a nativity scene in a public park during Christmas; we have eliminated all criminals in America, they are now called sick people; we can use a human fetus for medical research, but it is wrong to use an animal.


We take money from those who work hard for it and give it to those who don't want to work; we all support the Constitution, but only when it supports our political ideology; we still have freedom of speech, but only if we are being politically correct; parenting has been replaced with Ritalin and video games; the land of opportunity is now the land of hand outs; the similarity between Hurricane Katrina and the gulf oil spill is that neither president did anything to help.


And how do we handle a major crisis today? The government appoints a committee to determine who's at fault, then threatens them, passes a law, raises our taxes; tells us the problem is solved so they can get back to their reelection campaign.


What has happened to the land of the free and home of the brave?


- Ken Huber
Tawas City

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  • intensebakedbeans 2012/06/19 19:53:20
    intensebakedbeans
    +3
    id like to quote axle rose"i cant smoke a plant that was made by god but i can kill my wife if im a football player"
  • Happy 2012/06/16 00:38:34
  • jimf 2012/06/13 18:07:51
    jimf
    +1
    Its the same as Europe where politicians lie and get away with it and we are prosecuted for voicing our opinion.
  • Whyputaname 2012/06/13 00:41:39
    Whyputaname
    Why has it turned out this way....Hmmm, could it be because every time someone says something just isn't right a Reichtie has to remind people that it is none of their business.....

    Thats until Gay and Lesbians want to get married and Women want equal rights and Free Birth Control and a Black Man gets into office....

    Then it becomes a problem for the Reichties.......

    The only time they believe that people should stay out of peoples business is when everyone thinks and acts alike......Right Reichties!!!!!!!
  • daylight Whyputa... 2012/06/20 15:19:29
    daylight
    democratic jack ass

    Here you go, this is what they have done to the USA, made things 10 times worse.
  • Somkey the Hores 2012/06/10 07:53:02
    Somkey the Hores
    +3
    Fascist State, heading for one world governance.
  • Mike J. Hirak 2012/06/05 14:25:04
    Mike J. Hirak
    A feminist nation
  • Sharon1992 2012/06/04 08:18:28
    Sharon1992
    If America really was the land of the free and brave, then I don't get why there are people posting homophobic pictures (God hates fag enablers?).
  • daylight Sharon1992 2012/06/04 20:16:23
    daylight
    Thats Radical Ed, hes radical, posting his view which is very narrow as you can see.
  • Sharon1992 daylight 2012/06/05 07:19:49
    Sharon1992
    +1
    OK ... And still he got so many thumbs up.
  • Radical Ed daylight 2012/06/05 17:17:53
    Radical Ed
    awww, your soo cute <3
  • Radical Ed 2012/05/31 08:54:29
  • daylight Radical Ed 2012/06/05 16:43:22 (edited)
    daylight
    didn't mean to give you a thumbs up, clicked in the wrong place, just wanted to see who gave you a thumbs up.
  • Radical Ed daylight 2012/06/05 17:35:01
    Radical Ed
    doesn't matter, had rave.

    rave
  • Mrs. V 2012/05/28 02:23:17
    Mrs. V
    +1
    It is breaking my heart. Makes me think that we are nearing the end of time.

    Americans have become slaves to political correct nonsense.
  • NatAlex23 2012/05/28 01:45:55
    NatAlex23
    +2
    You left out any mention of the state sponsored terrorist organization known as the TSA.
  • Jay 2012/05/27 14:09:40
    Jay
    +1
    F**k knows what it has become.
  • big T 2012/05/26 19:02:03
    big T
    +2
    here is what we think of you all enjoy american basterds

    what the world thinks of USA parades what the world thinks of USA parades what the world thinks of USA parades parades of Obama being mocked parades of Obama being mocked
  • daylight big T 2012/05/31 22:47:27
    daylight
    +1
    Hey, I didn't vote for obama or hillary.
  • Somkey ... big T 2012/06/10 07:57:51
    Somkey the Hores
    Who are you calling American bastards?
  • JuliaLoren big T 2012/06/13 20:28:49
    JuliaLoren
    your saying you hate Americans? what did we do to you?
  • big T 2012/05/26 15:26:36 (edited)
    big T
    +1
    steady to your guns men

    the union dossolved
  • Somkey ... big T 2012/06/10 07:59:06
    Somkey the Hores
    Secede!
    secede
  • tobe 2012/05/26 05:19:18
  • The One 2012/05/23 03:47:06
    The One
    +1
    An Obamanation!
  • flyingseaturtle BN 2012/05/21 22:58:38
    flyingseaturtle BN
    +1
    I like the points that you make ;-)
  • NoHandlebarsAttached 2012/05/18 03:01:41
  • daylight NoHandl... 2012/05/24 05:58:34
    daylight
    Dick says we are screwed
  • Kane Fernau 2012/05/18 00:34:40
    Kane Fernau
    +3
    Bizzarro World
  • TerryAgee 2012/05/17 23:51:57
    TerryAgee
    +2
    60+ years of the military-industrial complex
  • Old Poet 2012/05/17 22:44:21
    Old Poet
    +1
    1984, twenty-eight years late.
  • ack 2012/05/17 21:49:34
    ack
    +1
    Can I make this my FB status?
  • Chi~Cat 2012/05/17 20:57:03
    Chi~Cat
    +7
    One of of the very worst things America has become is having a commie, moslem loving, FRAUD-US usurper in the White House. Let's not forget:

    america big brother
  • Space Invader 2012/05/17 20:47:21
    Space Invader
    +3
    The whole Roger Clemens trial proves your post is correct......
  • mustangluver 2012/05/17 20:30:28
    mustangluver
    +13
    THIS IS WHAT AMERICA HAS COME TO...
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  • Chi~Cat mustang... 2012/05/17 21:15:58
    Chi~Cat
    +3
    Spot on post, ML~
  • mustang... Chi~Cat 2012/05/17 22:37:19
    mustangluver
    +2
    Thanx much!
  • diane RN mustang... 2012/05/18 05:50:49
    diane RN
    +2
    Great post ML!!
  • mustang... diane RN 2012/05/19 03:35:57
    mustangluver
    +1
    Thanx much!
  • Patriot Unit 2012/05/17 18:58:30
    Patriot Unit
    +5
    Yep, we have screwed ourselves with being so Politically Correct, and Stupid in Public. We no long vote for somebody based on their merit and work ethics, We support every Special Interest Group around, above the Citizens. Our Courts have allowed Unions, and Corporations to spend unlimited amounts enabling them to buy elections. The Government has far out stretched its Authority by not following the Constitution. And ignoring their written limitations in their Enumerated Powers. So what would you expect but a bloated government, out of control spending, and redistribution of wealth. To which there is no direct connection within the Constitution, Its all Socialist Hearsay on the part of the Progressives and their Liberal ilk.

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