Tag Archives: ideas

we knew, we know, and we are paying the price

We all knew what #BLOTUS was before he was elected and we all know what he still is today. Yet, he was still elected to the highest office in the United States. Why?

Since his election has he done anything other than reinforce what we have known all along? I think not.

Why is he allowed to remain in office? Why is he allowed to continue embarrassing our country every time he opens his filthy mouth? Why doesn’t the Republican-led Congress hold him accountable for his lies and total disregard for the law? Why aren’t we all outraged enough to act?

I have never been more ashamed of my country’s leaders as I am today. Am I the only one?

we were warned

Lest we forget, we were warned. And we were warned more than once.

The spectacle now unfolding, this reeking debacle of compounded incompetence, hubris, lies and blatant nepotism, is a shameful blot on the highest office in our land. What should be the most respected position in the free world is becoming a mixed-genre comedy/horror story.

Every chapter is more unbelievable than the last. And he ending is either going to have the entire world in stitches, rolling on the floor in relieved laughter, or in devastated ruins.  But, we were warned, weren’t we?

as gently as doves

As we embark on yet another new year, the words of the French philosopher, Albert Camus seem appropriate. Each of us have a vital role to play in creating a world where justice reigns and all of our family have a place at the table.

May 2015 be the year when all of us help bring about a world where the hungry are fed, the homeless are sheltered, the lonely are comforted and we all truly realize we are one global family.

Great ideas, it has been said, come into the world as gently as doves. Perhaps then, if we listen attentively, we can hear, amid the uproar of empires and nations, a faint flutter of wings, the gentle stirring of life and hope. Some will say that this hope lies in a nation; others, in a person. I believe, rather, that it is awakened and nourished by millions of solitary individuals whose deeds and works every day negate frontiers and the crudest implications of history.