America is sick. Yet it’s sickness has a normality.
You have people quite happy to see children ripped from their parents arms whilst that same person is anti-abortion.
The country started on genocide. It was built on slavery. White people felt no remorse pouring scolding
coffee over a persons head because they were protesting by sitting at the counter. They had no remorse dragging a human being to a tree and lynching them. They had no remorse burning a person alive at the stake because they were deemed a witch by religious nut jobs. A country
that has no remorse in the deaths of children in school because the right for anyone to buy a gun was more important than children’s lives. America has a sickness that is evil and these people claim they are moral because they say they believe in a God.

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