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Or is it?
Today, we celebrate the 244th birthday of our nation, the United States of America.
But what, in fact, is there to celebrate?
We are plagued by the worst pandemic we’ve seen in a century.
We are plagued by polarization the likes of which this nation has never seen with the possible exception of the civil war.
We have a group of people that truly believe that science is their enemy.
We have a movement that has digressed to the belief that the world is flat.
We have one news channel pounding out the ravings of a craven lunatic.
We have a craving lunatic as our president, who, rather than try to unite us on our birthday, seeks to widen the gap between us all.
There was a dream once that was America. There was this idea that you could be anybody you wanted to be, do anything you wanted to do, worship anything or anybody you wanted to worship – or worship nothing or nobody at all.
There was this dream once that was America. There, all you needed was the will to work, the ability to live and let live, the will to fight to defend what was yours and the will to do all of it at…