I came accross this powerful bit of writing the other day and thought it was worth spreading far and wide...
Read it yourselves but i just want to highlight one passge..
"There was a deep, festering problem in this country that exploded on Jan. 8, a problem that involved not just political discord, but a growing distrust for our political leaders that had been propagated by irresponsible media personalities and by elected officials themselves. Throw in race, the lagging economy, and an overall feeling of national disunity, and you have a complex situation that desperately needed to be resolved."
I am Australian so am soemwhat removed from the situation in the US that this speaks about, but i find enough of this realtes that it is chilling