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5 Things Americans Shouldn't Take for Granted

suz Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 3:24 AM
the older set do not take these items for granted. the younger set have no reference. they are not learning what we did so they don't understand in an any usable way what the constitution means or does. they have not learned about natural rights and automatic freedom established by the constitution. it's up to the older set TO STAND UP AND EXPLAIN IT even if it makes us uncomfortable. if you are 35-40 or older, you understand. if you are younger than that, more than likely, you don't.
"Those among us who are constantly rhapsodizing about 'change' in vague and general terms seem to have no fear that a blank check for change can be a huge risk in a world where so many other countries that are different are also far worse off." -- Thomas Sowell

The reason people who are knowledgeable about our nation’s history are so concerned with following the Constitution, sticking to traditions, and safeguarding our rights is that our country's success is not the rule. For all the bitter railing you hear against "1%ers," if you're living in modern day...

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