Neil Brian Goldberg
Love it or lose it
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By Neil Brian Goldberg
March 11, 2021

The corruption made me angry. The FBI was a great disappointment, but the Supreme Court broke my heart. And isn't that the purpose of it all, to cause us to lose faith in our country?

To deny the Dream? To expose the flaws and hypocrisy of our Founders, who wrote of equality, but who owned slaves? And therefore to throw out the Constitution, despise the flag, and welcome lawlessness and mob rule – believing in nothing as good or pure? To extinguish devotion, loyalty, and patriotism?

To label all as false, all as racist, all as tyranny? To run down what we have, so as to take it cheap, and trade it for something much much less valuable? I say no! I say the Founding Fathers, despite their faults, gave birth to the Dream of a free people, which reverberates still today. I say the U.S. Constitution still stands as the greatest political document in force in the world, and I say love and honor our flag, as the symbol of bravery, as the standard of freedom, and as the lamp in the window, guiding us all back home, back to the nation calling us to renew everything good and clean and free in the greatest America we will yet build.

REMEMBER AMERICA
Twin Flame Music(c)1984

AUDIO

I THUMBED IT DOWN THE ROAD, I FLEW AROUND THE WORLD

LOOKIN FOR THE BLESSING – YOU GAVE ME AT MY BIRTH

A PLACE WHERE DREAMS CAN LIVE – A PLACE WHERE I CAN BE

LAND OF THE FREE – LAND OF THE FREE

AMERICA, REMEMBER AMERICA – LAND OF THE FREE,

AMERICA, REMEMBER AMERICA – IT'S MY COUNTRY TIS OF THEE,

YOU'RE NOT THE SECRET WRONGS SOME DID IN YOUR NAME

MORE THAN A GOVERNMENT – OR A MONEY GAME,

YOU ARE THAT FREEDOM FLAME THAT BURNS IN EVERY HEART,

SO GLAD YOU ARE – YOU SUPER STAR

AMERICA – REMEMBER AMERICA – STILL THE LAND OF THE FREE

AMERICA – REMEMBER AMERICA – IT'S MY COUNTRY TIS OF THEE.

BORN IN AMERICA

(c)1984 Twin Flame Music

WHERE YOU CAN WALK DOWN THE STREET AND HOLD YOUR HEAD UP HIGH,

SPEAK YOUR MIND ON THE CORNER – LEARN ANYTHING YOU WANT TO TRY,

IT'S THE LAND OF THE FREE – HOME SWEET LIBERTY,

THANK GOD THANK GOD – I WAS BORN IN AMERICA – THANK GOD FOR AMERICA

ASK ANYONE WHO'S FLED THE TYRANT'S LAND,

ASK ANYONE WHO LIVED BENEATH THE IRON HAND,

WHAT THEY WOULD GIVE – IF THEY COULD LIVE LIKE YOU AND ME,

THANK GOD THANK GOD – I WAS BORN IN AMERICA – THANK GOD FOR AMERICA

FREEDOM – DON'T WASTE IT

FREEDOM – CAN'T REPLACE IT

AMERICA – CAN'T FIND ANOTHER ONE

AMERICA – IT'S THE ONLY ONE

FREEDOM – DON'T WASTE IT

IT'S YOUR FREEDOM – AND YOU CAN'T REPLACE IT

AMERICA – CAN'T FIND ANOTHER ONE – AMERICA

MY GRANDMA TOLD ME – HOW SHE CRAWLED BENEATH

BARBED WIRE TRENCHES – PAST TYRANNY'S DEFENCES

AND WHAT IT MEANT, WHAT IT MEANT – TO SEE THE FREEDOM FLAME HELD HIGH

I'M THANKIN GOD – I WAS – BORN IN AMERICA

FREEDOM! – FREEDOM! – FREEDOM! – IT'S YOUR FREEDOM

THANK YOU GOD – I WAS BORN IN AMERICA

THANK GOD – I WAS BORN IN AMERICA

KEEP YOUR HAND ON AMERICA

© Neil Brian Goldberg

 

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