Did you hear about the four black men, armed to the teeth, who pulled up to a white-owned gas station in Ferguson, Missouri, a week ago? They weren’t there to join the rioters, who burned and looted stores and vehicles up and down the streets that night. No, they were there to protect the gas station from the vandals.
Gratitude, or thanks, is the highest form of thought because gratefulness signals an understanding of a perspective of the world outside oneself.
Barack Obama has certainly tossed down the gauntlet in front of the Republicans, hasn’t he? But how will the Republicans respond?