In response to:

Red, White and Saudi Privilege

Carl265 Wrote: Apr 24, 2013 11:52 AM
Anyone who thinks America is corrupt and deserves what we get needs to spend a year in any mid or far East country and then get back to me on how bad America is..

What a country! as the Russian comedian Yakov Smirnoff would say.

Smirnoff came to the U.S. in the days when people from the old Eastern Block would risk life and limb to try to get here. Today the only limbs at risk when we allow political sanctuary are our own.

There was a lot more freedom in the U.S. then: Freedom from fear, freedom from foreclosure, freedom to work, freedom to run a marathon, freedom to love the country without being called a tea bagger; freedom for citizens to do their part with the government staying out of...