This year, America doesn't deserve to celebrate its birthday. This Fourth of July should be a day of quiet and atonement.
For we have sinned.
We have failed to pay attention. We've settled for lame excuses.
We've spit on the memory of those who did that brave, brave thing in Philadelphia 232 years ago.
The America those men founded should never torture a prisoner.
The America they founded should never imprison people for years without charge or hearing.
The America they founded should never ship
prisoners to foreign lands, knowing their new jailers might torture them.
Such abuses once were committed by the arrogant crowns of Europe, spawning rebellion.
Today, our nation does such things in the name of our safety.
Petrified, unwilling to take the risks that love of liberty demands, we close our eyes.
We have done such things, on orders from the Oval Office. We have done them, without general outrage or shame.
This guy is talking about Islamic terrorists that want to kill him, you, me and our children. He is talking about fighters who wear no uniform and fight for no nation. They use innocent children as shields and if they catch you before you catch them you will be beheaded. They want to take over the world and this moon-bat is worried about a little bit of waterboarding! Sadly, he speaks for many on the left. They are the ones who will blame America first, no matter what. This is the sort of thing they find patriotic. It's disgusting.