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Today, our Republicans in congress and the Trump Administration are quite apt in forging a complete antithesis to the preamble to the Declaration of Independence. For that matter, in no other time in our history has there been such an assault on human rights by a Republican run congress and a very ill-equipped President and his cabinet. The continuing debacle that this Administration has made not only here at home and in foreign affairs has made America's decline in world standing almost irreversible. But, the latest travesty condoned by this present Administration in their immigration policy where thousands of children are being ripped apart from their parents in an effort to deter Illegal immigration has become a typical response of the mentality of this Administration.
Our leaders of political acumen have forgotten what made the America that our Founding Fathers forged. "When in the course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands.." "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness." Even the motto on the Statue of Liberty states, "Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free," and symbolizes what is the true America. Yet, we have powers that completely dismiss, ignore, and are blind to the truth behind what is the United States of America.
A very sad commentary is that too many people accept the goings on in Washington today. Questions need to be asked about the America we have today. How could we have in the halls of Congress and in the White House individuals who are blatantly so ignorant to the original Constitution? Has the American public become so desensitized to allow our government to carry on with immigration policies that defy human rights, dignities, compassion, and benevolence? Have we allowed ourselves to accept the rationale of an Administration that completely operates above the law? How much longer can the American public tolerate elected officials who continue to do nothing to secure the safety and stability of this nation? And, is it too late the turn the tide and restore America's standing in the world?
These are very serious questions that we had better start answering if we as a nation expect to survive as a democratic republic. In short, in the United States, in order to answer these most concerning questions there has to be a national movement uniting the country toward a definitive plan of direction that would eradicate the policies that have turned this nation into one of the most inhospitable, poverty stricken, and violent nations in the world. We have to realize the United States in too many areas resemble third world nations. We have sunk that low and we have allowed it to happen — allowed it to happen by not realizing what our elected officials are actually doing.
By failure to recognize or take action through our most sacred right in going to the polls we have inadvertently altered the landscape of America. When our right to vote has been corrupted and our whole political process is money oriented the greedy hands of injustice have always grabbed power. All one has to do is to look and see what is taking place with our current Administration today.
To right the wrongs of injustice, especially with current policies in play, education is vital. Educating the American public of the consequences of this Administration handling of major issues such as the current immigration debacle and many other crisis has to be a major priority. Only with the knowledge of what is happening, what the short and long term effects of these current policies are, what the benefits of a definitive plan of direction will do to offset the negative effects, and what this plan of direction will do to secure the growth, prosperity, stability and security of this nation can the United States regain its effectiveness as a leader in world affairs.
There is that plan of direction and it is outlined with specifics in National Economic Reform's Ten Articles of Confederation. The need is very apparent to educate to populace of the vital importance of what these ten articles will do for a country who has literally lost its way.