“There is no negro problem. The problem is whether the American people have the loyalty enough, honor enough, patriotism enough, to live up to their own Constitution.”– Frederick Douglass
Are we American enough? Are we loyal enough? When will we finally, collectively be able to admit that as Thomas Jefferson wrote and we now translate, “All people are created equal?”
When Jefferson outlawed slave trade after the War of 1812, I’m sure he thought inter-US slave trade would follow right behind, within perhaps a decade or two. It didn’t happen. It took a War. And Big Tobacco and Big Cotton got their claws into the South, and even Reconstruction after a giant, bloody war, was not enough. Even the protests of the ’60s were not enough. Here we are again, not learning from the history we choose to repeat. In 2020.
IN 2020! We were supposed to colonize the Moon and Mars and have automatic flying cars in 2020. Instead, we regress.
All because we don’t share the same view of loyalty to the Constitution. All because we refuse the innate belief that all people are created equal. We’re not loyal enough to the American Dream to share it with everyone.
Our leadership isn’t helping. By creating enemies of good, honest people, by invoking hate, he brings together a portion of the country we don’t want to see. A portion of the country we wish didn’t exist. I’m not talking about Blacks or Browns or Immigrants.
I’m talking about the racists. The insecure. Those so threatened they can’t share the American Dream with others.
Life is a struggle. Business is a struggle. COVID-19 is a struggle. The last thing we need is to blame that struggle on other good people because they’re 0.01% different than we are. We need to be in this together, to share our strengths and push forward.
Do we have the loyalty enough to everyone in this country?
Loyalty: An Interfanatic Quality
Loyalty is such a beautiful thing. I’m reminded of it this week, when a customer we used to work with came back to us for more help. They know we’re the best. That’s loyalty.
And we’re loyal to our customers. The good people we work with deserve more business, so we help them get more every way we can. It’s such a beautiful thing to feel somebody in your corner. When life keeps kicking you, it’s such a beautiful thing to know good people have your back.
So we give our backs.
Coach Chris Bouch – Inspiring Loyalty
Coach Chris came to us about 10 years ago. He wanted to promote his brand. His way of doing that was being good to the people around him. He works hard for the good people he surrounds himself with, and he’s loyal to them.
And they naturally return that loyalty. So when Coach Chris began selling supplements as a side gig, his loyal friends followed. They listened, because he led from the front. He tested what he sold, he studied the ingredients to make sure everything was the best it could be.
Coach Chris knows his stuff. He demonstrates that thoroughly, over and over through the years. He’s had the backs of youngsters trying to hone their athletic craft, and they continue to return that loyalty.
“They listened, because he led from the front.”
Coach Chris didn’t want to invest a lot of money, he just wanted a way for people to find him. So he created Healthy Habits 4 All, and we were the lucky ones who got to help him with it.
We’ve got his back, and we know he’s got ours.
The Loyalty in Returning: Interfanatic Complete Suite Services Packages
Whether you’re starting from scratch or reinventing your brand, it’s nice to know one group can do it all for you.
The fear I have in trying to explain this to people is that they’ll hear, “jack of all trades, master of none.” But that’s not how this works. We’ve mastered all of our trades and we keep getting more proficient at them as they change through time.
There’s a lot to know – but that’s the beauty of our modular business model. We work with the best so you don’t have to go anywhere else.
Do you know how hard it is to find a competent web developer who will be around in 2 years? No, really – do you? It’s almost impossible. How about 10? We’re still here.
But that’s what we’re here for. To create a path for the long run. We craft a plan and adjust course as the winds change. We’re here to give you consistent results for the long haul.
Our Complete Suites tackle everything. There are a number of weapons in our arsenal, and we bring to bear those that work best for you.
Interfanatic and Loyalty
We love having customers for decades. It’s something we work hard for, and a primary ingredient is two-way loyalty. We give loyalty to good people who deserve it.
Just like our country should. We need to have all Americans’ backs.
This week’s image:
Interfanatic‘s founder, Ryan Delane, takes or creates every image you see in our social feed.
Car people know a whole different kind of loyalty. They’re loyal to their cars, and their cars are (mostly) loyal to them. I caught this unrestored beauty at a local car show – I just love it. Some call it rust, we car peeps call it patina. It’s awesome.
Black Lives Matter.
How are you creating being a loyal American? Are you loyal to the modern American Dream where all people are created equal. Where we treat all people as equals?
This is America.
Let’s be loyal.
Unfounded Patriotism is silly. Patriotism for America means being true to the ideals we strive toward, not the ideals we’ve left behind. Yes, Thomas Jefferson had slaves, in a time when it was accepted and even expected. But his words live on through 2020: “all people are created equal.”
When he wrote them in 1776, they didn’t mean what they mean today. But progress has brought us where we are, through the 15th amendment, the 22nd amendment, through to today. Where we can look at our flaws of the past and leave them behind with security, acknowledging them, knowing that we will move forward, as we have through our past, to a better ideal.