When you study the REAL history of the United States of America, you will discover many attributes that made this country great. The greatest of those is that fact that people used to come to this country to BE Americans, not just take advantage of our system of government and try to change it to suit the way of life where they came from.
But our elected leaders (and non-elected bureaucrats passing regulations) have failed to learn that lesson and spend their time trying to appease EVERYBODY to try and get elected again. The result may very well be the destruction of this great experiment in mankind's ability to govern himself. AND unfortunately, it will also destroy the economic system that has allowed any of us to start and thrive in our own businesses.
That is why I found a recent address by Valadimar Putin to the Russian Duma very interesting: