a M E r i c a

I don’t usually reblog posts, but this is one of those rare occasions. This message is spot on. America is GREAT because of WE THE PEOPLE, not because of ME. Let’s keep the WE in America strong and not focus so much on ME.


What a field-day for the heat
A thousand people in the street
Singing songs and carrying signs
Mostly say, hooray for our side
Buffalo Springfield, For What It’s Worth, 1967
Last  weekend in Charlottesville, a public building was spray painted.

All __________ are racists and liars.  What is the correct answer?
a.  Cops
b.  People of Color
c.  Republicans
d.  Democrats
The ME in America seems more important today  than ever.  Whatever the first person singular, I, want is paramount to public safety, common sense, the collective wisdom, science or whoever you think is trying to take away your/my/our/their ideas of freedom.
We are so taken up with our individual rights of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness that we forget that it is We, not I,which is from the Preamble of the Declaration of Independence:
“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal…

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Author: ajeanneinthekitchen

I have worked in the restaurant and catering industry for over 35 years. I attended 2 culinary schools in Southern California, and have a degree in culinary arts from the Southern California School of Culinary Arts, as well as a few other degrees in other areas. I love to cook and I love to feed people.

14 thoughts on “a M E r i c a”

  1. that’s quite a nationalist post/argument. That reminded me of our law school readings on capitalism and communism.
    so from what i remember, in communism, its the “We” that matters more than “I”. In other words capitalism is ‘rights oriented’ and communism is ‘duty oriented’.
    Thank you.


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