Uniters & Dividers

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The Issue and its Facts

Our whole purpose for voluntarily coming together as one nation is strength in numbers. Were this not so, we might as well be fifty independent states.

We are bound together by a social contract, our Constitution. If we do not accept our Constitution as the first law, then we are no longer a nation. Nothing else makes sense.

Pitting Americans off against each other (blacks against whites, women against men, gays against straights, unions against management, the haves (the 1%) against the have-nots, the victims against the police oppressors…) is good politics and bad governance. “A House divided cannot stand.”

It is good politics because it fires-up the emotions of the base, shuts down thinking, and gets out the vote – which leads to political victories.

It is bad governance because it divides the nation and undermines the very reason we are bound together in the first place – the common defense.

Thinking Conventionally

We are dividers involved in a great “class struggle” (blacks against whites, women against men, gays against straights, unions against management, the haves (the 1%) against the have-nots, the victims against the police oppressors…). Victory is everything. With victory comes good government jobs, power and prestige.

Thinking Better

We are uniters of one great nation. We are all equal under the law. But, we are not equally gifted (e.g. LeBron James, Warren Buffett, Peyton Manning, Oprah Winfrey…). We do not envy. We seek the same success for our children that others have already achieved – only in America. United we stand; divided we fall. Out of many, one.[/fusion_text][/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container][fusion_builder_container backgroundcolor=”” backgroundimage=”” backgroundrepeat=”no-repeat” backgroundposition=”left top” backgroundattachment=”scroll” video_webm=”” video_mp4=”” video_ogv=”” video_preview_image=”” overlay_color=”” overlay_opacity=”0.5″ video_mute=”yes” video_loop=”yes” fade=”no” bordersize=”0px” bordercolor=”” borderstyle=”solid” paddingtop=”18px” paddingbottom=”9px” paddingleft=”0px” paddingright=”0px” menu_anchor=”” equal_height_columns=”no” hundred_percent=”no” class=”cta-question” id=””][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][fusion_text]

Which America do you want for your children?

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