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My wife became a US citizen 14 years ago. She did it on her own hook, after being in the US for 25 years, not because she married me. But now she tells me she’s beginning to regret becoming a citizen because of all the nonsense we are seeing now.
Yes, racial relations are getting worse and worse and the situation is being driven by race mongers and seditionist leftists. Yes, the libs are threatening to tax us and take the money in our IRA’s and 401ks. Yes, an increase in inflation is threatening to destroy our retirement savings. Yes, inflation is increasing. Yes, corporations will pay higher taxes, and we will pay more for goods and services as a result. Yes, people are losing their jobs and status for speaking their minds. Yes, we are set to waste trillions on the phantom of climate change. Yes, crime is on the rise even as leftists are calling to abolish the police. Yes, we have seen continuous rioting, vandalism, and violence in our cities. Yes, anti-white racism in on display everywhere. Yes, there is an open season on American Jews. But not to worry, I say. The US has seen worse.
We enslaved millions of people, dragged from their homeland to work here, but we stopped that practice and freed those people, committing even to civil war to correct the situation.
We saw people oppressed with violence, segregation, abrogation of their civil rights, and terrorism, but that was ended.
We saw the nation erupt in turmoil over a controversial war.
We saw our government put millions in concentration camps on the basis of their race on the mere suspicion that they might be disloyal, but that was later condemned.
The government fomented violence by mobs against dissenters in WWI, coming very close to fascism, but those officials were removed from office.
We saw the economy crash and unemployment of 25%, but that resolved.
We taxed the wealthy for 90% of their income, but that tax was ended.
We saw unions bring American industry nearly to a standstill with incessant strikes, but that was ended.
And there are many more examples.
All of these current troubles, too, shall pass.Published in