June 23, 2005

None Dare Call It Treason

None Dare Call It Treason
That an election for an American President can be stolen by the highest court in the land under the deliberate pretext of an inapplicable constitutional provision has got to be one of the most frightening and dangerous events ever to have occurred in this country. Until this act--which is treasonous, though again not technically, in its sweeping implications--is somehow rectified (and I do not know how this can be done), can we be serene about continuing to place the adjective "great" before the name of this country?
This article by Vincent Bugliosi in the Nation was on posted January 18, 2001. The editorial goes in-depth about December 12, 2000 ruling by the US Supreme Court handing the election to George Bush. At the time, I never knew how despicable the Conservative movement was. I never image the depth of their corruptness, lack of ethic, morals and their utter disgust of Americans and their liberal principles.

Thanks to the American Conservatives and the Bush Presidency, America can no longer be called great. I find my self repeating the words of Langston Hughes.


Let America Be America Again


Let America be America again.

Let it be the dream it used to be.

Let it be the pioneer on the plain

Seeking a home where he himself is free.


(America never was America to me.)


Let America be the dream the dreamers dreamed--

Let it be that great strong land of love

Where never kings connive nor tyrants scheme

That any man be crushed by one above.


(It never was America to me.)


O, let my land be a land where Liberty

Is crowned with no false patriotic wreath,

But opportunity is real, and life is free,

Equality is in the air we breathe.


(There's never been equality for me,

Nor freedom in this "homeland of the free.") ...


It will be a long and hard road to repair the damage done by American conservatives on American, but I am determined to return American to it greatness. Let America Be America Again.

1 Comments:

At June 25, 2005 10:45 AM, Blogger Scott said...

I agree that these people have damaged our country in ways we haven't even seen yet -

but to call them conservatives, I think, is inaccurate. Real conservatives are as disgusted by this crap as we are (though for different reasons).

 

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