Tag Archives: taking action

we win again

All our guns are not making us safer. I know numbers can lie, but this looks fairly clear to me.

We lead the developed world in gun murders. Isn’t it time we forced our elected politicians to actual do something about gun control?

the government we deserve

One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.:

Close to 50% of citizens refused to participate in the last election for the President of the United States. That is their right. But the cost, ever more apparent to the entire world, is not only painful, it is far more damaging than we can imagine.

Our right as citizens is one of the greatest gifts we have been given. To choose not to exercise our right to vote is the ultimate disrespect all of those whose sacrifices have given it to us. Choosing to not participate, even at the most basic level, in politics is what guarantees that we have the government we deserve.

Ostrichitis

Ostrichitis¬†is the common disease of sticking one’s head in the sand to avoid seeing or dealing with unpleasant, ugly, or dangerous¬†situations. It can be fatal if not treated. Hiding from the reality of the present political situation is one of the first symptoms.

Sometimes outrage is just a sign of getting our heads out of the sand. Never in my lifetime has there been a greater need to become aware and to become involved.