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Have We Lost America? Hell No!

DianeCee Wrote: Mar 25, 2013 8:54 PM
It appears to me that the nation is being subdivided. At first I was aghast at the realization of what is happening, but knowing that freedom from the burden of carrying a load that is not mine gives me much optimism. Let's get this over with so that we engaged citizens can return to our American way of life.

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...