Last Time I Checked This Was Still America, But If I’m Being Honest, That Was A While AgoSubmitted by Chris Gopackgoski on Thu, 07/04/2013 - 15:19
...Am I wrong to think this is a democracy? Am I wrong to think we have a government for the people, by the people? Because I really could be wrong about that, and if I am, please let me know. In the America I know and love, everyone is created equal, and every person is born with a set of inalienable rights, but if this isn’t even America in the first place, then those tenets would obviously not apply, and I would of course have to reassess things.
Because this is a free country, is it not? Is it not a free country? I admit, I haven’t looked into it lately.
But I will say this: Whenever I see an American flag waving in the wind—the one with red and white stripes is the American flag, right? That’s the one I see most often—I’m reminded of everything this nation stands for. I’m reminded of liberty, of We The People. I’m reminded that this country—again, assuming that I’m thinking of the right one—guarantees the freedom of all its citizens...