August 29, 2013
Thumbs moving like fish flopping on a riverbank, our children watch, wide-eyed, giggling while the blood splattered from their latest video game. They shot up and stabbed twenty-five more bad aliens and made it to Level Five, while we sat in the family room in front of the flat screen analyzing the Kardashians, giggling at Honey Boo-Boo, or chuckling at a barely-grown up gyrating Hannah Montana acting more like Hannah the Whore. We were told how horrible the Trayvon Martin verdict was because our President said if he had a son he would look like Trayvon before the trial even started. If we were white and said anything about Trayvon being a punk who was kicked off his school bus, expelled from school, and had marijuana in his system when the autopsy was performed, we would be called a racist for going against the President's wishes. So we keep sitting idly by doing nothing. What is wrong with us?
For years, I have heard angry Americans complain about the utter stupidity of the participants at the running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain. Every year, we see deaths and major injuries of dozens when rank amateurs, many drunk, invade the Basque capital in July to be chased down the streets and some gored and trampled by very angry bulls. So now, some enterprising American entrepreneurs have brought the running of the bulls to Virginia, to our country. Are we so desensitized now that we are seeking major adrenalin-pumping distractions every five seconds like an Acapulco cliff diver with ADHD? Maybe it's time. Maybe we should rent a few venues like the Hollywood Bowl, or some NFL stadiums and start putting Christians on display fighting for their very lives, bare-handed against a pride of hungry lions? We pay money to sit idly by and watch our national character crumble. What is wrong with us?
This is indicative of what has happened to our society. We have a limp-wristed, President who celebrates the courage of a gay basketball star "coming out," but ignores the plight of 4 heroic Americans in harm's way, including an Ambassador, while they were under siege in Benghazi and eventually killed. Then he, his Secretary of State who was in charge, Hillary Clinton, who wants to follow his path to the White House, and their minions, completely covered up their mismanagement, bungling, and total lack of loyalty and resolve. Transparency, he boasted? This Administration is as transparent as a steel door in a coal mine. Nero fiddled while Rome burned, and Obama played more golf. That exhausted, him so he took yet another vacation. But guess what, we sit idly by and watch this continuing display of faux leadership emanating from 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. What is wrong with us? Our Constitution is being dismantled before our very eyes, our military gutted and totally demoralized by social experimentation and funding cuts, yet entitlements soar at an astronomic rate. Our nation used to be ruled by the tenets of the Constitution, but it is now ruled by Chicago thuganomics, and we sit idly by and watch. What is wrong with us? Martin Luther King, Jr. was one of the American heroes I long admired, so on his famous speech's 50th anniversary who do the liberal news media interview, the Rev. Jesse Jackson, who Martin Luther King Jr., could not stand. Why? Because he knew that Jackson, like his pal the Reverend Al Sharpton, are phonies, hypocrites of the highest-order, poverty pimps, who want to enslave black Americans with a victimization mentality instead of motivating them to achieve, become responsible parents, get an education, and contribute to society. And, we sit idly by and watch. What is wrong with us?
Our Senate just came within four votes of giving away all our gun rights to the United Nations Small Arms Treaty. We have more and more miscreants and loose cannons open fire in schools and other buildings, so we put up more Gun Free Zones signs, inviting even more unchallenged slaughter, instead of arming our citizens and educating them on safe gun handling. We ignore independent studies like the recent one by Harvard University showing that violent crimes go down significantly when gun control laws are eased in communities. Yet we sit idly by and ignore all this. What is wrong with us?
I will tell you what is wrong with us. We have become a nation of wimps, just like our leadership in Washington. Why should we actually think about what is best for America when a liberal network news anchor or talk show host with personal agendas can do our thinking for us and tell us how to think? Why should a politician, like Ronald Reagan did, explain the conservative principles he stood for and try to win voters over? It is easier to watch daily polls and try to say empty phrases that will appeal to the audience at hand. We have forgotten what made us great, which was rugged individualism, principle, morality, and a constant thirst and quest for freedom, These blessings have always been zealously guarded and watched over by a motivated, well-equipped, heavily-armed, highly-trained military and guided by the principles of our precious Constitution. You want America back? You want America great again? Then start acting like a real American. Think for yourself, get involved, and make the change happen, and let's get God back in our lives.
President Theodore Roosevelt said, "If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month."
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