Has America succumbed to a fatal and inevitable decline? This attitude seems to be infecting a growing number of conservatives, especially since government has continued to centralize, regardless of whether Republicans or Democrats are in power.
Although I understand this cynical sentiment, I ultimately find it insulting and disturbing.
For too long I fell into the trap of complaining about what was going on in the country without doing anything about it. Ranting on social media or whining at the water cooler only goes so far, if it does anything at all, to advance liberty.
Ronald Reagan’s words come to mind:
“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same.”
In a sense, the “America is screwed” crowd is absolutely right–if we surrender the fight, then…
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