America the beautiful, America the deeply fucked up
here’s to you on this July 4th
247 years ago, a bunch of rich white male enslavers who didn’t want to pay taxes founded America on a great set of ideals — freedom, equality and justice — and then went about implementing those ideals in the most fucked up way possible.
247 years later, we’re still fighting what often seems like a losing battle to guarantee everyone a share of freedom, equality and justice.
it’s exhausting, yet the struggle goes on.
never lose hope.
today, let’s rest. tomorrow, the fight continues.
here’s to you on this July 4th, America, you great big beautiful fucked up country.
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