Are We Still the United States of America?

 

 

 

 

 

 

February 2022

Fisher-Baldwin

We have heard the adages, proverbs, and sayings before. Some are biblical, others are historic, and a few are anonymous. Each is familiar and may allude to our title question.  A review of a few sayings may be applicable to the title question. 

We are an American family and we rise or fall together, as one nation, and as one people...Barack Obama 

United we stand, divided we fall...John Dickinson

If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land...II Chronicles 7:14

 

A House divided against cannot stand...Jesus Christ

Increasingly, the national dialogue tends to be more divisive than unifying with racial animus, political dysfunction, Covid vaccines. mask mandates, perceived election fraud, policing practice, and democracy vs oligarchy.

 

Toward the end of the Constitutional Convention of 1767, Benjamin Franklin was asked the type of government they had created. Franklin's replied, "A Republic if we can keep it."  Can we keep this type of representative government or have we lost it already?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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