Today I have lost my tolerance for “One Nation, Under God” because there is NOT “liberty and justice for all.”
I urge everyone who is eligible to vote in any kind of election to vote for the Democratic candidate in your district.
You can read the latest unbiased news reporting of the human rights violations occurring in the USA here:
In other news an unarmed 17-year old teenager who was running away from cops after a car was stopped – was shot dead.
A local news report indicated a crime had happened just before the car was stopped.
I remember listening to the Bruce Springsteen song “41 Shots” years ago every time a friend and I drove through New Jersey on a road trip.
Springsteen’s lyrics are from the point of a view of a mother who tells her son to be polite to cops and not act shifty interacting with them.
Listening to “41 Shots” gives me goosebumps every time I hear it. “41 Shots” is a chilling song.
Preventing crime should involve increasing social service programs to address the systemic and structural causes of violence.
I don’t like what my country America has become.
Everyone should listen to the song “41 Shots” and heed what Springsteen sings about in the lyrics.
There’s no purpose in running away because if you haven’t committed a crime even Bruce Springsteen tells you to be polite.
Yet in numerous pockets of American society where young people live it’s too easy to get caught up with gangs and others who commit crimes.
Your natural instinct would be to run away rather than get caught even if you’re innocent.
No–we cannot argue that jail time is better than winding up in a coffin just before you’re set to graduate high school. That’s comparing apples and oranges.
We CAN argue that 155 years after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed that NOBODY in America is truly free – not even white people.
We CAN argue that injecting children full of psychiatric drugs at detention centers ISN’T acceptable under any circumstances.
We CAN argue that under the current government NOBODY wins.