"The economy was hit hard by the housing crisis"
"Unchecked human industry is negatively impacting the environment"
"Medical expenses are the number 1 cause of bankruptcy in America"
"The US constitution prohibits establishment of religion by congress"
I think all of them are true, but not everyone will agree.
"The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants."
and elitist snobs who dismiss it can not understand a whole panoply of human motivations
I feel like there's more you want to say here. Who are these "elitist snobs" you're railing against?