Naturally, this list can be as long as my arm but for now, here are the first three that come to mind.
The first: What ever happened to the “beacon on a hill” ideal that the country was founded on? Where did that “lead by example” approach that was intended to separate the American life from that of the rest of the world (especially Europe) go? Increasingly we are looking like hypocrites that have abandoned our morals to chase down that all-mighty dollar. I shan’t go into details here, but ask yourself, if we are truly attempting to lead by example, what example are we setting for the rest of the world? Arrogance? Belligerence? Egotism? Continue reading