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

yankette Wrote: Jan 11, 2013 9:14 AM
Me too. She was quite mature and grounded in her response. I was impressed with that too. On the flip side, perhaps this will encourage a lot of young boys to put down their electronic devices, get off their duffs and go play football!

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...