Post

Don't Ask, I Won't Tell... | imhere2's Blog


I don't make conversation about politics any more, and I never ask who a person is supporting.  It seems that the freedom to have your own opinion and voice it, and stand up for it, isn't such a freedom after all.  Like so many times before, the unfortunate behavior of a few in our society presents a side of people - some of them people I thought I knew, that is shameful and disgusting.  But once revealed, is impossible to take back - and now that I have seen that side of them, like that Facebook option, I want to 'unfriend' them and stay as far away from them as possible. 

Where are decent, fair-minded people any more?  The ones who don't share your views and opinions, but who still manage to treat you with respect and dignity?  The ones who shrug and say -"well, we can't all think the same way, so you do your thing, and I will do mine..."  Just where are those freedoms we all talk about, when you can't express your opinions or choices because of abuse or damage or defacing of your property?  Is that the kind of freedom we have now?

If we could have rational discussions and conversations without the name-calling and racial slurs - if we could just practice the values and beliefs that the foundation of this country was built on, maybe we could truly be a great nation once again instead of being one big divide.  Maybe we could just all be Americans again.


This Blog Entry's Comment Board
There are no comments on this post yet, be the first to leave one!
Your Comment:


Previous Posts
Proud to be an American?, posted November 17th, 2012, 4 comments
Let the Dust Settle..., posted November 10th, 2012
Don't Ask, I Won't Tell..., posted November 4th, 2012
Are We Truly, posted October 23rd, 2012
Garbage Media, posted March 3rd, 2012
'At Seventeen', posted February 26th, 2012
February : Life changes, posted February 17th, 2012
The Fleeting Days of January, posted January 21st, 2012
Same Life, Different Year?, posted January 2nd, 2012
A Wish For You All..., posted December 31st, 2011
Blessings for the Season..., posted December 18th, 2011
Is it looking like Christmas yet?, posted December 12th, 2011
Any Shred of Blessing - Dec 08, posted December 8th, 2011
Please Pardon My Little Rant..., posted November 30th, 2011
Especially Today's Shred(s) of Blessing - 11/24, posted November 24th, 2011
Today's Shred of Blessing - 11/20, posted November 20th, 2011
Today's Shred(s) of Blessing - 11/16, posted November 16th, 2011
It's Coming... Find Things to be Thankful For!, posted November 15th, 2011
Today's Shred of Blessing - 11/14, posted November 14th, 2011
Today's Shred of Blessing 11/13, posted November 13th, 2011
Today's Shred of Blessing - 11/11, posted November 11th, 2011
Today's Shred(s) of Blessing - 11/10, posted November 10th, 2011
Any Shred of Blessing - The Concept, posted November 9th, 2011
Something in the Air..., posted November 5th, 2011
In My Dreams, posted October 30th, 2011
A Fleeting Glimpse of Joy, posted October 29th, 2011
The blinking Cursor, posted October 28th, 2011
Life Just Keeps on Churning..., posted October 15th, 2011
If Life is a Song, What Happened to the Music?, posted September 28th, 2011
When You Reach the End of the Rope..., posted September 24th, 2011
Homesick..., posted September 12th, 2011
I Remember..., posted September 10th, 2011
When Nobody's Listening..., posted September 3rd, 2011
Why I'm Afraid of Dying..., posted August 27th, 2011
Because There Are Some Things You Can't Take Back..., posted August 21st, 2011
Alone, posted July 30th, 2011, 1 comment

Blogroll
Here are some friends' blogs...

Help
How to Embed Photos in your Blog Embed Photos How to Embed Videos in your Blog Embed Videos
Question of the Day

Today's Question:
What Is The Best Eatery In Your City Or Town That You Would Recommend To Others?

A fun new question each day. Winners get trophies and points.
Respond and Vote Now!