Have obviously written most of our laws, including some shockers--
domestic assault is a --whaaat?? Misdemeanor, not a felony?
The same injuries occurring between two strangers on a street
ARE classified as felonies.
I don't intend to listen with any respect to claims our nation is
sooo much more civilized than many another.(Unless mo' money
equals being civilized, which I reject--just look at Britney Spears
and the Lohan girl.) Hogwash, really, just patriotic, unthinking
loyalty. I won't subscribe to "my country, right or wrong". I had
better be right, everyone else better be bright and right too, or the
deep do will worsen.
Come on, is the hypocrisy, hyperbole so ingrained in us that we
have no shred of objectivity? Pshaw, pooey, if true.
I do love our country. I and those I love were bred, born and
raised here; we do enjoy many positivities that are lacking
elsewhere. But the minute we feel smug, superior, even
deserving, deemed civilized behavior has gone.
All the 200+ nations on Earth are bound/divided by their
humanity. Until WE ALL GET IT, expect more atrocities
of every kind we've already seen...
Especially from those who must exert power over others,
i.e., most men.