stories the half-life of a lawyer’s conscience. Wringing a rumor till
its bones rattle, then sifting through the fractured pieces in hopes of
finding a fact. The maniacal media made as much news as they covered!
And yet, when one stepped back out of the hurricane of their bellicose
broadcast, there were instances that gave one hope, that the world was
not all going to H… in a hand basket.
soldiers on the frontline in the war on terror remind us that the same
courage that established us as a nation in 1776, kept the union together
in 1865 and saved the world in 1945, still exists and offers help to the
oppressed all over the world.
continue to climb out of the pit of fear and desperation brought on by
the twin towers invasion. It is no coincidence that we have avoided
another catastrophic attack. We built a homeland security system that is
effective. The economy that was brought to its knees by the radical
Islamists is making a steady recovery… no small miracle when so many
predicted malaise. That we have reversed the effect of a tragedy so
frightening speaks to our character.
of high oil prices, our gasoline price remains lower than most
the high price of beef, the percent of our income spent on food remains
the world’s lowest, regardless of concerns over BSE, Salmonella, E.
Coli, genetically modified foods and cloning. We have the safest, most
abundant food supply on earth.
in a country that, if you believe the polls, the whole world hates. If
so, then why do they risk their lives everyday, by the hundreds of
thousands, to come here and live and become citizens? One word…freedom.
is what infuriates the twisted misogynous, hate-driven pied pipers
posing as religious figures who threaten, condemn and boast about
killing 3,000 in the inferno of 9/11.
It is the kryptonite that defeats the despots. And that has been America’s
gift to the world.