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Five Lessons America Can Learn From The Failures Of Other Nation-States

kfisher Wrote: Jun 09, 2012 3:07 PM
That's because he knew people could fall into complacency and could be lull to where they will not keep their eyes open to dangers. Our forefathers said we should always be diligent but we haven't and we haven't keep the true history in our children's hands.

As Ronald Reagan noted,

Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children's children what it was once like in the United States where men were free.

That's true of freedom, but it's also true of values, wealth, power, and influence. There's absolutely no guarantee that future generations of Americans will grow up in a...