I don’t know about anyone else, but sometimes I am filled with questions and alarms about out government, and really question if we can make a difference. In that line of thinking, I decided I needed to learn more about how we got here and how we can get somewhere better, and started checking books out of the library. Two of the best so far have be 99 to 1 how wealth inequality is wrecking the world and what we can do about it by chuck Collins and the billionaires ball (can’t remember the author). I would recommend either of these as they are easy to understand and both touch on the similarities between now and what led up to the ‘great depression’
One of the most important ways to enact change is by education and by sharing what we learn with others. To that end is what drives me to research and read and comment and reply and post my blogs. For the kind of changes we need to enact, we need to involve all of us. Its important to learn what you can and share links with other on your ‘social network site’ and to never give up.
I read today that the UN is going to be sending people to ‘ensure’ that our voting is legit and secure. How sad is that? Did you ever think you would read about that? I know I didn’t and am sad beyond words that it has come to this. The eldest Romney child just bought ‘the voting machines company’ in 3 of the swing states and we have outright voter suppression going on in several states. What happened to our country?
There are no easy answers and it will take time, but I would like to feel that just the fact I am writing this blog and you are reading it, is sign of a change happening in our country. We will need to keep up the pressure and the search for truth, no matter what happens in November. No more apathy and no more mindless listening to ‘corporate owned media’ and no more thinking that you can’t make a difference.
Please vote this year and make sure all that you know vote and vote for progressive democrat for all open seats in the country and of course Obama /Biden for 2012. Never forget how important you are to the process of reclaiming our government from corporate dollar. It will take all of us.