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Whatever for...
by Ed Matlack

Friday, January 09, 2004

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Kind of a political statement, not something I do very often, but I HATE tax season! so...

Whatever for…


 


Whatever for…


            Do we as humans allow the injustices that are taken against us?


            Do we as comrades who living free, allow our elected officials to screw us?


            Do we as residents of this beautiful world, allow the environment to be destroyed?


            Do we as brothers & sisters, allow prejudice to continue, 150 years or so after     


             slavery was abolished?


            Do we as supposedly intelligent creatures, allow others in the world to starve?


                                     Children to be molested,


                                    Women to be raped,


                                    Men to be robbed,


                                    Animals to be used for sport,


                                    Families to live on the streets,


                                    Disease’s to run rampant,


                                    Drugs to be illegal, when they are proven to help,


                                    Women to be paid on a lower scale than counterparts,


                                    Terror to exist at all; we have the means to end it all,


                                   


            CRIME, PREJUDICE, INJUSTICE, MOLESTATION, THE DEATH PENALTY,


                       


            ALL THIS AND MORE WE ALLOW, AS WE THINK WE CANNOT HELP,


 


            ALL THIS AND MORE WE ALLOW, AS WE ARE ALL, YES ALL, AFRAID TO TRY,


 


            HELL, WE HAVE BEEN TO THE MOON, WE REGULARLY ORBIT OUR PLANET,


 


            WE MUST HAVE THE ABILITY TO WIPE OUT ALL STATED HERE,


 


            BUT IS IT FOR OUR OWN GOOD?


 


            WE ARE TOLD NO, WOULD COST TOO MUCH, TAKE AWAY JOBS ETC,


 


            BUT I WOULD GLADLY PAY TAXES, IF ALL HERE WERE TAKEN AWAY,


 


            AND GIVE UP MY JOB, MY LIFE TO SEE THIS WORLD BECOME,


 


            A PARADISE AND NOT JUST FOR SOME,


 


                        FOR ALL OF US, ALL OF THE WORLDS POPULATION…


 


                                                                                    (ed)       

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Reviewed by Floria Kelderhouse (Reader) 1/9/2004
Ed I hear you. Ranting is good for the soul. I agree with a lot that you say. And yet........We are much better off than other countries where people are so abused. But I do get your point. It could be a lot better. The ones at the top get the cream, the ones at the bottom get the water. Floria
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 1/9/2004
Ed, I truly believe you should do these more often. Much wisdom here; and thought-provoking questions. The answer is probably that the species known as man is probably not as intelligent as it likes to think it is. Or, it's just too damn greedy, malicious, and uncaring.
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