Currently, there really isn’t much that’s honorable or lofty about the U.S. We certainly are not God’s gift to the world. We have issues.
Inspired in part by a pretentious and contentious credo known as Manifest Destiny, expanded by eminent domain and the removal of indigenous people who live on parcels of land called reservations and whose main source of livelihood is casinos. Developed and enriched via a process of espionage and stealing of trade secrets not unlike what we accuse China of doing.
We are currently “led” by a gigantic gas bag with a penchant for getting even and a heart twelve sizes too small. Regardless of how well your investments are doing, this is America in retrograde. In a tailspin. The other shoe has dropped, the curtain has been pulled back.
We can be better than this.