My Fellow American

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My fellow American’s, as we move on in life, our generation must begin to lay the seeds for the generations of the future. We grew up, not knowing about the dangers of our actions, not knowing the long term effects. As time passes we now see those effects, not only here on American soil, but globally as well. Our country is at war, on foreign soil. Our country is at war with the effects of Global Warming. All we can do is now join our power together and end these conflicts. The Bush administration has thrust us into a conflict in the Middle East based on false information. Our country is perceived as tyrants, as people obsessed with take over and a thirst for oil. The United States was once known as the land of opportunity and yet with every passing day we dig ourselves deeper and deeper into conflict, into debt. We need to bring our brave men and women home, end this war and repair our diplomatic relationships. Our unemployment rate has climbed since the events of 9/11. With more Americans without jobs and a recovering economy it leaves the financial state of many in question. We need to create more jobs, and keep more jobs here in the United States. Be less afraid of saving a dollar and protect our own. The current administration is worried about fighting a never ending war than to look it’s own people in the eye and saying, we are here for you. Our largest threat truly is ourselves. The environment is going into shambles, We have over used our resources and now we are beginning to pay for it. The temperatures across the grid are rising and the polar ice caps are melting. The effects of global warming become more and more evident. We need to reduce our fuel consumption and our need for oil. We need to stop waste and use more earth friendly materials. If we are not able to slow this process down, there may not be a world for our children’s children.…...

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