No Longer We the People, But Me the People

Bad Atheist

Today…….today my idea about who we are as a nation has been shown to be false.  While I knew we had never met them, I had thought that we had made progress and were closer to actually meeting the ideals enshrined in the words of our Declaration of Independence.   Last night I found out that we are still very far from doing so.  That the country that I love is not who I thought it was. 

Yes, we are a nation concerned with freedoms, but only for those that are like “me”, that have my political views, my skin color, my religious views…that are like me. All other’s freedoms are only roadblocks to me fully exercising my freedom and should be limited. Otherwise my freedom is being torn from me.

Yes, we are a nation concerned about justice, but only for those that are like “me”, that have my political…

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