18 thoughts on “Let America Be America Again: reblogged from English Lit Geek’s blog

  1. “Let it be the pioneer on the plain Seeking a home where he himself is free. …” Now that’s something I can agree with. It’s not at all the picture grew up with of the US, and definitely not how I see it now. I only encountered this idea when reading Laura Engels books to my kids, before that I was totally unaware of this original ideal, it helped me understand somewhat.

    • It started to die during the GW Bush years and though there was a slight recovery during Obama, the Republicans made it impossible for a full recovery. Now the sins of that party have come home to roost in the form of Trump.

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