During the most recent presidential election it was intriguing the level of fear that seemed to exist around this much, and some would argue over, publicized event. People were genuinely worried sick about the outcome if the side they supported did not win. There is some irony in this given that the United States is heralded as the land of freedom and where democracy reigns supreme; yet an election outcome was being greeted by fear.
When we vote, we have a choice and democracy is such that, as a nation, we should take responsibility for those whom we elect; whether we like them or not. With this type of government we are supposed to respect whomever the system chooses to elect. However what often happens if we don’t get the person we want, we slip into victim mode complaining about either higher taxes or inaccessible healthcare, depending on your perspective. Read more