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

NewJAl Wrote: Jan 11, 2013 8:49 PM
Nicely put in a few succinct words. People will be victimized by leaders who say, boldly, I have found the way, as they feel more and more lost.

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...