E pluribus duo: the ongoing erosion of our more perfect union

Two recent events, the open letter from Republicans undermining Obama’s authority and the events surrounding a fraternity video at Oklahoma University underscore a disturbing trend in America.

The Latin phrase e pluribus unum is found on the official seal of the United States of America. It means – out of many, one.  This initially was a reference to the individual states coming together to form one republic.  Later the phrase was accepted to symbolize many nationalities, races, religions, etc. coming together to form one nation.

Two recent ev…

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