It is time to ask myself if I have been faithful to my “With Malice Toward None” claim. It may seem trite, but from time to time a bit of self-examination may be a good thing. Lord knows, too many politicians are clearly living in some kind of bubble and have lost track of the plight of the poor and middle class. Some think that because the stock market is booming that the economy is cruising along benefiting everyone. Knock, Knock, Hellllloooooooo? Where are the real jobs? Why all the cuts to veteran benefits, student loans, and social programs?
Anyway, I believe that I do not have any malice toward the unenlightened, uncaring, unapproachable, and unbelievable politicians. I don’t want any of those intellectually dishonest,
And, take your wedge issues, paltry promises, and dank dirty tricks with you. There are plenty of honest men and women waiting to SERVE the people. We’ll be sure to kick any of them out should they be seduced my money and power.
Yes, it is time for a reality check and I am feeling rather good. Guardedly – my mood may cycle … fear may set in (are we really going to win?)… and, I may even feel some buyers’ remorse when some of our folks get re-elected and elected. But, right now all is good with my world – I get to vote by absentee ballot – because I’m going to