A nation of radicals...

Just look at our founding documents declaring; all "men" are created equal; that government in to serve those being governed; revolution, even violent revolution is a right and to be expected when the social contract it broken.

Before the guns grew cool from our revolution with Britain. We are again reminded that we are nation established on the radical belief that freedom to worship should be protected; that no one religion should be enshrined in the laws that govern a nation; that no one faith has a monopoly on the truth. 
As the Government of the United States of America is not, in any sense, founded on the Christian religion; as it has in itself no character of enmity against the laws, religion, or tranquility, of Mussulmen; and, as the said States never entered into any war, or act of hostility against any Mahometan nation, it is declared by the parties, that no pretext arising from religious opinions, shall ever produce an interruption of the harmony existing between the two countries. [3] Treaty of Tripoli - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

We are nothing if not a nation of rabble rouser's and miscreants. We just need to be occasionally reminded what it is that we attempting to rouser in the rabble, and why is it we are justified in breaking the laws.
What we have is a process, one that is working at refining the coarseness out of us; bringing the glow that comes from representing what is right, and good in our time and place.  We have a lot of responsibility placed on our shoulders, and this is not the time shirk.

We should not resort to speech that demeans.
We should not resort to speech that is ment to defraud.
We should not resort to speech that is ment to victimize.
We should not resort to speech that incites violence against those who are exercising the vary rights that we hold dear.

We should use speech that exalts.
We should use speech that protects.
We should use speech that encourages the best in all of us.

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