Land of the Free, Home of the Brave?

I am embarrassed for America.  There are no other words for it.  I will never make the claim of understanding politics, but our system is broken.  From a practical perspective, if a country of nearly 350 million presents these two individuals as our best candidates, something has gone terribly wrong.  The system is broken, because … Continue reading Land of the Free, Home of the Brave?

Perspective, Accountability, Compassion

I love this country with all of my heart. I consider myself patriotic, and I consider my country deeply flawed. I believe you can be passionate about this nation, while simultaneously being honest about our shortcomings. I believe as a society we are privileged, arrogant, self-centered, self-serving, and self-destructive. I wish we would all take … Continue reading Perspective, Accountability, Compassion