The nation just completed its celebration of 241 years since the Declaration of Independence was first published. Some celebrated in their usual manner, with picnics and fireworks, but many of us did not feel very celebratory. I would like to share this post from fellow-blogger Robert Goldstein, as it is short and goes straight to the point, to the reason that some of us feel there isn’t much to celebrate in this holiday. Thank you, Rob, for a post so full of feeling, a post to which many of us can relate. And thank you for permission to share.
I’m depressed this weekend and I don’t think I’m alone.
I feel overwhelmed by life in the United States.
How sad to watch intelligent people defend the rise of cruelty, lies, and chaos.
The Trump Administration has declared war on human rights and the rule of law.
His cult members no longer recognize their brothers and sisters as human.
The United States has a sickness and it’s destroying our lives.
I’m going to take a short break this holiday because I need to…
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