"...the dumpster-raiding and home-invading of a few extremist radical bears is causing us to stereotype he entire bear community. Is that what America is all about?"In point of fact, no. It is not what America is all about.
If it were what America were all about, the entire country would be in the process of rounding up every bear it could find and moving them to Relocation Centers.
Or, for example, we'd be profiling Christians because of the actions of Eric Rudolph, Michael Griffin, Rev. Paul Hill, Clayton Waagner, James Kopp, and John Salvi.
Luckily for us, the better angels of our nature have generally kept such things from happening.
As opposed to your nature, Mallard, in which everyone who does not act in absolute lock-step with you is an enemy or a traitor.