one nation divisible
there’s an old story about God & a peasant.God says: “I can take one eye from you& one eye from your neighboror two eyes from both of you.which do you choose?”
“take both eyes from each, please. then my neighborwill be blind.”
in a 1960 social studies class, Mr. Paternataught why America would never be defeated:“however fiercely our politicians battle in an election,they come together to honor the resultsto work together for the good of the country.”
we are become the un-united states,so shortly ago, the greatest power in the world.
there was a time, when politics wasnot a disfunctional blood sport & congressserved as a parliament of shared democracy.
the wisest judgment comes from ourmost enlightened president:“a house divided against itselfcannot stand.”
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