This I Believe

Cassie - Huntington Beach, California
Entered on October 24, 2006
Age Group: 50 - 65

I believe that the government of the United States has fallen into near terminal acrimony. I believe the only solution is to have the democrats take over both houses of congress. Their next move should be to issue a nation wide amnesty to all the so-called wrong-does of the last six years. This should include the president as well as his minions. Going after them will only be a distraction from the solution, which is to form a true coalition to solve our nations ills. Surely we are as forgiving as the South Africans. We could begin by withdrawing from the Iraq war and apologizing to Iraq’s citizens. We should then find a workable solution to their sectarian issues and help them achieve it. We are a great nation and it is time we started acting like it again.