Where did the "We the people" go?

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    It is all about they and them now.

    Folks WE are THEY and THEM.

    We have let ourselves be misled into fracturing our country, and I am not sure WE can pull it back together.

    And we damn sure can't as long as we are they and them.
     
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    Your right.... lets all join hands now. :tongue:

    Seriously, though... I wish we could all get along, but that is'nt going to happen anytime soon I fear.

    It can start here though.... will ya just join hands with me and sing koombayah? :lol:
     
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    We the people gets lost when we start looking at ourselves as a collective and not individuals. It's the individuals rights and responsibilities that are needed to ensure a strong nation.
     
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    We the People went out the window after 9/11 when Cheney and Bush Jr. said "if you're not with us, you're against us".

    Combine that with the constant overblown hyperbole filled rhetoric that Obama's presidency has been besieged by, and you can see how the chasm got so big.

    Can we fix it? Dunno. If I was to base judgment by what I see on these boards, then the answer is no.
     
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    United we stand divided we fall, and we are falling folks.
    And by staying divided it ensures we will keep falling.
     
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    I think the proper way of phrasing this question in modern terms is: "Where the people at?"
     
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    Just keep being a part of the problem bub.
     
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    Gosh, and in another thread I was smacked around because Texas is so together.

    You people who live in States that are not being governed properly need to get on the ball.
     
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    I agree with you uscitizen, but there will always be a place for serious debate in any great society.

    Believe it or not... I would die for you, my fellow American.
    I mean that.... all jokes aside brother.


    We might fuss and fight here on USMB, but I believe that most every one of us here are patriotic Americans for carrying on such heated debate, and we must all stand together to ensure no-one ever takes that right away from us.
     
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    we went out for pizza and got mugged....
     

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