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Have We Lost America? Hell No!

AmIBlue Wrote: Mar 25, 2013 11:24 AM
Finally! I have been trying in my own little way to do just you did here, Kurt! Rally up and engage the troops - we are far from dead, decayed, or defeated. PLEASE post a "Pep Talk" every week!

It’s the easiest thing in the world to be a pessimist, and the least American. We’re optimists, and as tough as things are, as many skirmishes as we’ve lost, we haven’t lost this country to the left quite yet. If you had to choose between being them or us, you’d be crazy to choose being them. We’re going to win, and America is going to rise again.

Pessimism is a cop-out, an excuse to do nothing and wait for the end instead of figuratively fixing bayonets and charging head-long into the enemy. That military metaphor is no accident, because decades in...