The all-American sense of entitlement

So, what do you think? Seems that not much learning has been going on as a united culture in these here United States. The neighborhood is full of people hating something—hating each other, hating fairness, hating human rights—and this is a “middle-class” neighborhood. We sure have that going well, hate. Now we’re pickle juice. Yum.

How could this happen? I’ll bet that lots of folks don’t know that plastic is a byproduct of oil. Americans have been living as portrayed in an old Japanese horror movie. You know the one, where the words don’t harmonize with the actions.

What we have come to fight for and give blind approval to is entitlement: Persian Gulf oil, Canada’s natural gas supply, to name two. More, more, more. We have stars and stripes—it’s ours.

Entitlement. We’re Americans. What’s your job? Who are you linked to? Integrity begins at home. Who’s in your home?

Did you know that life is best lived without stress? How many things are you paying for every month? What’s the price tag? Do you get it yet?

Entitlement=taking=war/murder=financial crash=failure. How do you define good health? Who have you been? Are your personal goals achieved at the expense and exploitation of anyone else?

It takes courage to change your mind and your actions when leadership isn’t working. Americans need courage.

Ever notice a coin? Each side has a face, so each side is rubbing butt with the other. Hmmm, two-party system—is it working yet?

What do you think the world would hear if a televised discussion involving Nader and Gonzalez, Kucinich, Paul, Lovins and Rifkin were to be broadcast live around the world? Ah, who cares. They know too much. [That] could only lead to fixing things, those bastards.

So, get any new credit cards lately?

God bless America.

— David Reilly
Black Mountain

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  1. who

    Thankyou David. I am so heartened to know that there are thinking minds on the cutting edge of human progress and I so need to be chastized.

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