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You Can't Call a Pretty Girl Pretty; What Kind of Country Are We Becoming?

ARAinVT Wrote: Jan 11, 2013 8:48 AM
If anyone should apologize for Monday night's football game it should be Notre Dame for placing such a mediocre team on the field and all of the analysts, writers and coaches that bought the ND koolade and voted them #1.

Before examining the ridiculous controversy stemming from Monday night’s college football championship broadcast, let us stipulate that there are more urgent and scary ways to describe the current changes in America.

We are becoming a culture of dependency. We are becoming a neo-socialist experiment. We are becoming a dumbed-down nation unappreciative of its founders. We are losing touch with the Constitution and the very concept of liberty.

I do not argue that today’s essay is our most pressing problem. But as scores of fine writers address the various angles of our republic’s dangle from a precarious thread, I thought I’d venture...