I saw this van with all this messaging about “Communist China.”
Guy from the truck asks me:
Do you know what CCP is?
Not having heard that acronym, I started to mumble something about communism, and before I could finish, he goes:
It stands for Chinese Communist Party.
That’s dictatorship. Do you know what that is?
Of course, and the people want to be free.
Yes, freedom! We want freedom.
It’s hard to believe that a generation ago the Cold War ended, but here we are still with people battling Communism and repression of basic rights.
How lucky we are in America, Israel, and other western countries to live in freedom and have basic human rights.
People around the world fight and die trying to earn their freedom, and we wake up with it every day, and it’s just there for us.
It’s an incredible blessing to be free to think, speak, worship, and live how we choose.
We have to safeguard freedom and even fight for it: to have it, to keep it; and we should use it wisely to do and grow good in the world. ;-)
(Credit Photo: Andy Blumenthal)