It was this idea of the “American Dream” which enticed people like my family to take the leap and escape communism for a better life.
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The center isn’t holding, and in some ways that’s inevitable. Millions of Americans continue to voice dissatisfaction with the country’s trajectory.
The American Dream is on the ballot this November.
Sometimes it takes an immigrant willing to risk everything for freedom to remind all of us that the idea of America is worth fighting for.
What is this America-loathing pathology? And why does it feel ubiquitous, as if shot up amidst the amber waves of grain overnight, boxing the entire country in?
I Wasn’t Born an American, but I Will Gladly Die As One: A Foreigner’s Perspective on America This 4th of July
I love this country dearly for many reasons, but freedom and its love for it is the main one.
How do we recapture a broad national sense of patriotism?
Mortal men are fallible, with plenty of flaws. Indeed, this was the case for all of the Founding Fathers.
America had a good crack of the whip, but a pandemic with a 99% survival rate was one Jenga block too many for us.
If you don’t love it where you’re currently living, you have three choices: vote, stay and fight, or take off.