A few short (or long, depending on the perspective of the moment) weeks ago, I would likely have disagreed with Brosphus’ premise that “America is Dead”. Today, however, reading his post stirred my conscience, brought a lump to my throat, and … yeah, my friends, the ‘America’ I thought I knew is indeed dead. Perhaps a new, even better one can be wrought from the ashes, but that remains to be seen. Please take a few moments to read and ponder Bro’s words. Thank you, Brosephus … my friend, my Bro.
I’ve been hesitant to write this post because of the knee jerk reaction it’s bound to cause. However, as I keep observing incident after incident that further confirms my view, I guess I have no choice but to finally say it here. America is dead. It’s gone, sitting at the top of the dustbin of history, and it will never come back to life again.
Now, when I say America, I am talking about the country, not the idea of America. The idea of America is very much alive, and we see that spirit shining elsewhere around the world where people are free to pursue their happiness and life itself without overbearing government. Our country, on the other hand, is finished.
Sure, we still have a government, an economy, and other things in place as we’ve always had. When you look closely at them, how functional are they? If you’re…
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