For this you have every inducement of sympathy and interest. Citizens, by birth or choice, of a common country, that country has a right to concentrate your affections. The name of American, which belongs to you in your national capacity, must always exalt the just pride of patriotism more than any appellation derived from local discriminations. With slight shades of difference, you have the same religion, manners, habits, and political principles. You have in a common cause fought and triumphed together; the independence and liberty you possess are the work of joint counsels, and joint efforts of common dangers, sufferings, and successes. George Washington When we all move to corners because we firmly believe that what we advocate is the right direction for our nation while it makes us no less American than someone who advocates another view in the end those who founded this nation offered some sound advice in the matter that basically in the end we are all in this together and whatever our parties if we for a moment set aside our difference and perhaps listen to the words of the our first president and understand that a joint effort especially in reforming healthcare might just yield a solution we can all live with.