I wonder if the powers that be, at the moment, in Washington D.C., would consider a metaphor, assuming they know what that is. What if the entire nation was a adrift, in a tumultuous sea, with raging winds and heavy surf, and the only way to save it, was to throw a life preserver into the water, pulling it’s people to safety…forgetting the u boat at port and the lobbyist at starboard. Forget the hate, forget the greed, forget the power. Remembering only the words that were written on a piece of paper long ago, when this infant nation was facing down tyranny that looks eerily similar to the neon signs that represent a newer, more subtle foe to our freedom as a nation, “the corporation”, a nameless, faceless entity that has a much rights as a real live, breathing person, whose only mission is to the bottom line and it’s stockholders…”By the people and for the people”, “Bring me your huddled masses”, “Four score and seven years ago today”, “Ask not what this country can do for you, but what you can do for your country”….. are these just words, or have they a deeper meaning, a meaning so deep that to ignore them is to ignore the very fabric of this great country of ours, a country where so many young men and women died in service of. Have we lost our way? Is our compass that far off? When it comes down to it, a bully is nothing more than a scared child, who uses his muscle to stuff the fear that exists within his own heart. Facing down a bully, such as our situation in the capitol is, with the representatives of large, multi-national corporate entities who are polluting the earth, stealing from the poor and sadistically coming back for more is easily combatted with TRUTH. Stand up and fight. Let your voice be heard! Engage the problem and work through it, and I can assure you, it will be a better dawn. Peace M
September 17, 2009
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