Things might be tough for America right now, but c’mon, there’s always hope. Though government continues to grow and invade personal and civil liberties by the day, we’re still America, the country founded on the idea of liberty, the nation with freedom enshrined in its founding documents.

So wipe those tears, patriots. Here are 7 reasons to keep hope alive:

No more creepy creepers creeping on your mobile device and experts think the historic ruling could beat back even more government intrusion into your life.