Stay = to spend some time in a place or a situation
to continue to be
to hold out or endure
to keep up
to stop or halt
to hold back
to stand one's ground
implies continuing or being left after others have gone
being in readiness, anticipation, or expectation
to brace or support
to strengthen or sustain
Stay the course = to persevere
endure to completion
to continue doing something - even when it is difficult
(Based on the literal meaning of a ship continuing on in the same direction even under bad conditions.)
I believe in America - right or wrong.
I believe that America is the best place on earth to live and to grow and to learn.
But I also believe that America as individuals and as a Nation needs to return to her roots and to STAY THE COURSE!
We are the UNITED States of America.
Let's STAY THE COURSE of being UNITED.