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They Try To Divide Us, We Stand United
So much energy is put into what divides us as a people, and little focus on promoting what unites us. Liberal states vs. Conservative states, one race against another race, one gender over another. We put people into categories, “tags” and into “boxes.” No matter your self-identity, the truth is there is only one of you and only one of me. Together, we are the people of the United States of America. We are neighbors, friends, co-workers and fellow citizens of this great country, no matter which state we may live.
Yes, here we are. We have never been here before, and will never be again. There is only you and me and today, in whatever state we call our own. We are the people in the mirror reflecting the state of our nation.
Our U.S. Constitution, with its protections, is the cornerstone of this great republic. However, it is used by the News media, and elected members of our government, to divide us as a people. This is wholly against the Constitution’s purpose.
Identity Should not be Political
We, who prefer to identify people as individuals, regardless of race, gender, ethnicity, or any other marker, are hated by a deceiving news media that cares more about selling soap than exploring the truth. We are being told by the news media that people who identify as liberal hate people who identify as conservative.
News media and independent polls tell us that “a majority of people” do not approve, or disagree with, whatever is the buzzword du jour, and there is always a poll to minimize Trump or conservatives. They tell us we need more gun control, safe spaces, and that free speech can be hate speech. We the people are told we are hated just by being who we are.
Only One Poll Matters
Polls are primarily at fault for the disenfranchisement of Americans. They were effectively used in the 2016 Presidential Election, and many people believed the data. Polls have been proven wrong, and that election showed us exactly how wrong they could be. Truly, only one poll matters. The poll that is conducted at the voting booth, where the people vote for the ones who love this country as much as we do.
We are a united group of states; Americans who wish to stand together for truth and justice. We are working towards unity again. We want to find common ground. We share our pride in ourselves and our country. We the people are a powerful force when we are united. No obstacle can divide us. It matters not which state we reside. Strength comes in unity. United we stand.