Remember what unites us

Published 10:24 pm Monday, November 5, 2012

We spend the weeks and months leading up to an election focusing almost entirely on what things are wrong with our country, so much so that we often lose sight of what is still right.

We fight over what our role in the world should be, forgetting that we only go to war to protect what makes us uniquely American. We argue amongst ourselves over the role of our own government, yet we still have the freest form of government the world has ever known. We battle over debt and taxes, often losing sight of the fact that we are the most blessed nation God has ever seen fit to put on this earth.

These differences of opinion should not divide us. Instead, we should remember that the fact that we can have such differences actually unites us. The right to speak our minds and to differ publicly is one of the greatest freedoms we have.

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