After congress signed off on it’s Christmas list for America last week there should have been an uprising in D.C. with hangings on every lamp post.
Instead, mumbling and cowed we went back to completing our own little Christmas lists and promising each other that there will be a tomorrow. But the question begs – what kind of tomorrow can there be from a people who have lost the will to live in freedom – with liberty and justice for all?
For those who persist in believing in the election fairy – yeah, we had an election alright. RAPE AND BETRAYAL BY THE GOP: LET ME COUNT THE WAYS
Spending bill lets feds eavesdrop on Americans – “This new bill, which will soon be headed to President Obama’s desk for his signature, provides, ‘the first statutory authority for the acquisition, retention, and dissemination of U.S. persons’ private communications obtained without legal process such as a court order or a subpoena.’”
For those who persist in believing in state’s rights check out the very liberal State of California which was just told to go f*** themselves by something called the U.S. Surface Transportation Board.
April 7, 1775 Paul Revere road to warn the people that the British were coming. The people reacted. 2014 – Battlefield USA and others have warned over and over and over that tyranny is on our doorstep. We shut the door in his face.
And what of my grandchildren, one just sixteen weeks old. What of your children and grandchildren? We have already allowed them to be numbered and mined.
Melissa Harris-Perry – “We have to break through our private idea that children belong to their parents, or children belong to their families, and recognize that children belong to whole communities. Once it’s everybody’s responsibility and not just the household’s, we start making better investments.”
“In 1933 Adolf Hitler made a nearly identical statement on his quest to exterminate millions. He declared in one of his trademark speeches, ‘When an opponent declares, ‘I will not come over to your side,’ I calmly say, Your child belongs to us already… What are you? You will pass on. Your descendants, however, now stand in the new camp. In a short time they will know nothing else but this new community.”
I swore to keep writing rather than face the question – Grandma, what did you do when they came to take our freedoms away? The only answer I will have is – Obviously, not enough.
Hope, the gold of fools because change is just too hard.