Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Thank You, Mr. President

"We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office."
Aesop

Thank you Mr. Change...
All I see everyday from your Change is people worried about what's happening next....not because we fear Change, but because we fear the direction this country is headed as we have seen the effects of your "change". People are rising up for the first time in a long time (1770's-ish maybe?) to speak out, but is it doing anything? I hope so. Universal this and that seems to be driving the other way. You take away, for instance, the independent health care companies (those capitalist pigs, right?) you are taking MORE jobs from the people. Because it's not just hitting the corporate big wigs, it's those people that do the small stuff. The people that have no say in your premiums or your coverage, but are just like you, trying to pay their mortgage, put their kids thru school, live the "American Dream". As depressing as this is,there is a new change...a new hope. I see it more and more, with the meetups, with the Project 912 supporters, #tcot and Tea Parties, American's are getting sick and tired. You take away everything from us, we have nothing to lose. I had a lot more I wanted to express, but have you ever been so frustrated you can't? My eyeballs are burning my body is shaking and I can't believe that we have been so blind to what's happening, and, possibly in my own personal world, these "changes" are coming down hard and fast, and not in a good way. So, rather than confuse my words and tangle myself up while I'm still seething, I'll let others speak for me till I can control the words.


"You may fool all the people some of the time, you can even fool some of the people all of the time, but you cannot fool all of the people all the time."
Abraham Lincoln
“The most dangerous creation of any society is the man who has nothing to lose.”
James Arthur Baldwin

“Never contend with a man who has nothing to lose”
Baltasar Gracian quotes

“We of the sinking middle class may sink without further struggles into the working class where we belong, and probably when we get there it will not be so dreadful as we feared, for, after all, we have nothing to lose.”
George Orwell

“The Christian has greatly the advantage of the unbeliever, having everything to gain and nothing to lose”
Lord Byron

"Too bad that all the people who really know how to run the country are busy driving taxi cabs and cutting hair."
George Burns

"Put not your trust in princes."
Psalm 146. 3

7 comments:

  1. FYI - something BIG is happening at Sunshinemeg tomorrow!

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  2. i agree with this! this is so powerful!

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  3. you should turn this into a speech and have followers listen to you on a microphone!

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  4. If there is hope, wrote Winston, it lies in the proles.

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  5. i agree 100%. You have such a way with words!

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  6. This place was effed way before this new cat took office, to blame everything thats wrong on him is insane. The economy tanked before he was elected and healthcare has been screwed for a long time. Giving people options of government plans, like the ones that senators have as they speak out against these same plans is not making us communists. He isn't perfect and I don't agree with some of his stuff, but he was not president when things went down the pipes. The two or three before him took care of that, and probably was set in motion before that. Doesn't matter if they are Dem or Rep, they are all being controlled by someone higher up on the food chain.

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