I, like many others, am fed up: with this joke of a democracy, with the disenfranchisement of 12 million voters whose voices apparently don’t matter and whose concerns haven’t been taken seriously.
We are 164 days into 2016. The United States has had 133 mass shootings during this time.
The four seasons of Missouri: Almost Summer, Summer, Still Summer, and Construction.
Recently, a California court requested Apple hack into an iPhone seized from one of the terrorists in the San Bernardino shooting. The FBI claimed that encrypted documents make it difficult to track terrorists.
John H. Thompson
Unfortunately, not everyone believes black lives matter.
I remembered that everybody back home understood what I was doing and why I had to do it. Whether it was to serve my country nobly, to become a man, or to simply seek out new experiences, I could rest easy knowing they understood, and held nothing against me.
The list goes on in other countries and the results are the same. But with tragedy comes a sense of unity and strength and standing strong against threats while rebuilding a nation in the process is not only commendable but something we, as Americans, are familiar with after attacks of the same kind.
I realized many of my fellow citizens didn’t view the issue the same way I had. They didn’t see this as a wonderful refreshing start for terrified Syrian citizens as I did.
I learned the hard way that some people in South America don’t take too kindly to us hogging the word “American”.