Our desire to shape the world according to our own beliefs and ideologies causes us to forget the reality of American politics: the pendulum always swings back.
Rory Margraf is a Juris Doctor Candidate at Creighton University and the author of the I Know My Rights children’s book series. A 2019 Writing Fellow with America’s Future Foundation, his work has been featured with the Foundation for Economic Education, Freedom Today Network, Speak Freely, and Being Libertarian.
Thousands upon thousands of loved one’s lives were spent on a cause without definition or meaning. And no one will be held responsible.
Our military presence has gone up and down depending on the mood of the Oval Office. Congress has sat on its hands and made excuses.
We have to stand as communities against corruption and abuse while shining a light on the positive.
This Christmas, my wish, nay my plea, is quite simple: end these wars.
I have watched many of my friends, from both sides of the aisle, become increasingly aggressive, perverse, and even combative.
The only thing worse than submitting to authority out of fear is convincing yourself that it makes you a patriot.