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What's good for one isn't necessarily good for another.

Attempting to control the hearts and souls of the masses through force and injustice only forces the seeds of dissension to grow. History has taught this lesson repeatedly. Perhaps, we'll learn the lesson this time.

28 December 2012

A Poem For Russia, Winners of the Finley Experience International Page Views Poetry Contest

To Russia: On Our Protests

It seems countries everywhere
face the bitter cronyism that tears
down civilizations one corrupt
brick at a time. Equanimous—
plenty of rhyme to exist and reason
to resist far more extravagantly
than with arms locked in front
of government buildings. The
picture begins to focus: for some,
police cameras, hovering drones;
for others, police watch as sheep
from deer stands targeting people
brazen enough to cover their faces.
Ain’t it quaint? In some places
folks fight to free their cheeks
to the wind’s caresses, in other
places they fight for their privacy
in public spaces. Here they take
for security’s sake, there they
take for the state. Liberty is never
given, just forcibly taken. Yet,
history proves, irrevocably, the people
can over-turn the tables, make
the gluttonous into hunger’s slaves.
And, turn the hungry into royalty.
Even a beggar can lead, I’d wager
more nobly than elitists, who think
everyone can borrow money
from mommy and daddy. That
mentality inbreeds the “let’em eat
cake” philosophy then plays taps
for an evolutionary death knell.

Some Nights by FUN


(*Please Note: We the People of the United States of America are citizens of a Constitutional Republic, a.k.a. The Republic. We are not a direct democracy like some believe. By the Constitution, we are a Representative Democracy. We elect representation to defend the Constitution and the People. We placed our faith with government in the people, not in monarchs, not in career politicians, but in the People.

You want changes? Then, it is time for you to take an active interest in the good of the Republic. Do not leave governance to career politicians. Run for office. Vote for third, fourth, and fifth parties.)

This November vote them all out!
Clean Out Congress or Bust!

Take Me to Church by Hozier


* 26 JUNE 2015 * LGBT Rights Victory *
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