With America in the midst of an ideological civil war that threatens to drag us down into mediocrity and financial disaster, we need an anthem to unite rather than divide us, and one that also makes us look in the mirror. Punk rockers Against Me! have served up just that with “Bitter Divisions,” one of the bonus tracks to their fantastic new CD White Crosses, which is my pick for album of the year. I have an interview with frontman Tom Gabel coming soon, but for now, imbibe and reflect upon this straightforward yet insightful song. Read the lyrics here.