Post Full Of Distractions—Giving The People What They Want
Here is a post full of distractions. In America we like distractions to take us away from the fact that we are a second-world nation in decline.
It is easier to be distracted than to take part in politics and in public affairs.
I want to give the people what they want.
The text in the post is for people who want a distraction from the distractions.
Above is a running donkey. Sometimes you run and run in life, and yet it feels that you have not made much progress.
It might also be said that the donkey symbolizes the Democratic Party.
We vote for Democrats year after year, and yet we do not appear to be moving ahead.
At the same time, our Republican Party has gone far-right crazy.
Like in Egypt and in Wisconsin, everyday people will have to do the hard work of freedom.
Below is the spinning Earth. We are all sisters and brothers on the spinning Earth.
Don’t be fooled by folks who tell you immigrants are trouble or Muslims are bad.
That kind of talk is just a distraction.
Below is a house being built.
You don’t see that much anymore.
Next is a pink heart and gay pride symbol indicating my support for gay marriage.
We should let people be with the people they want to be with in this brief life.
Gay marriage harms nobody.
Here we have a boat and a bridge. Regular readers of this blog will know I like water and boats.
We can stay the course even when there is an obstacle ahead.
Below is Franklin D. Roosevelt. F.D.R was a great President who helped bring us Social Security.
Your belief in so-called limited government will be of cold comfort when you are old and broke.
You are crazy if you think the private sector will help you get by when you are old.
Finally, we have a tree with one remaining falling leaf.
Life ends with death. But then there is renewal.
February 22, 2011 - Posted by Neil Aquino | Uncategorized | Boats, Bridges, Death, Democratic Party, Distractions, Donkey, Egypt, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Gay Marriage, House Building, Social Security, Trees, Wisconsin
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( The picture above is of the Houston Ship Channel. A narrow channel can lead to a wide sea.)
The signature post of this blog is the Martin Luther King Reading & Reference List. This list is the best of it’s kind on the web.
Another good post is my reciting the words to the Shaker hymn Simple Gifts on Galveston Island, Texas as a ship passes behind.
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I also often write about my former hometown of Cincinnati, and about the great beach city of Galveston, Texas.
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