What the white supremacist/nationalist, Trump Republican, evangelical Christian, aBannonist, fascist Fox “news” commentators would have America become is a bunch of white, “Christian”, males. What makes this country great is what we are are black, brown, yellow, red, white, Jewish, Moslem, Catholic, Christian, Buddhist, Unitarian, Atheist, Pagan, male, female, trans, bi, gay, homosexual, they, them, us, you, me, I, whatever, lesbian, queer, old, young, middle age, homeless, home owners, renters, traditional Republicans, Democrats, Independents, do-not-care-to-state folks, gun owners, non-gun owners, prisoners, parolees, ex-prisoners, cancer survivors, vaccine proponents, vaccine deniers, conspiracy theorists, anti-conspiracy theorists, anti-semites, Gaia-ists, liberals, conservatives, socialists, communists, democracy proponents, abortion rights advocates, anti-abortion people, pro assault weapons, anti-assault weapon ownership, pro-Israel, anti-Israel, pro Putin, anti Putin, pro Trump Supreme Court, anti-Trump Supreme Court.
The whole Kit and Kaboodle. The whole Nine Yards. A Hot Dog with the Works. The Melting Pot. Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor. A Shining City on the Hill. One Nation, with Liberty and Justice for All.
If only…if only…we could really, truly live and let live. If only…if only we could treat others as we would want to be treated. If only…if only Greed, Hatred,, and Delusion could give way to Love and Compassion.
Then this Great Experiment of Democracy could truly be an example for the rest of the world to learn from. May it eventually be so.