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Seeing Red...or Seething Red...
by Ed Matlack
Tuesday, January 20, 2004

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I am today, I suppose, tired of dealing with the people from everywhere, that get what they want, when they want it, business, homes, credit, new cars etc...sorry for this, my second tonight, rather angry red rant!!




I seem today to be,

Seeing red or maybe better yet,

Seething red,

I can’t myself go to bed,

Without first allowing this seethe,

To escape my head,

As I will never sleep,

Prior to loosing this wrath,

On someone, some unsuspecting soul,

That has no business in this country,

If they can’t first speak the language,

Or they can’t live in their country,

Because of poverty, sickness, etc…


So, sure, US government,

Bring them over here,

Let them come in and make themselves comfortable,

Don’t worry that they may have a disease,

That we cannot treat, we will try anyway,

Give them all they need,

Money, clothes, a roof over their head,

And don’t forget the job,

A 711 or a gas station,

Where they can say the only words they need,

“Fill it up” and make money,

Or worse yet, take money,

From the mouths of those that were born and bred here…


Most Donut shops that we all know the name of,

Do not hire Americans, only their own families,

Or persons from their own countries,

As per they, Americans don’t want to work,

But they are given that store, or at least they get the money,

To buy it from other Americans, through our taxes,

Then when they need help they only hire more foreigners…


I realize we are a country of nationalities that bind us together as one,

But do we have to be so FULL of these nationalities?

I mean when they take over most of the jobs that late teens used to work,

That is when they have to move over,

This is OUR country; we have defended it, built it and died for it,

Now you come in and think you can run it your way…


I don’t vote, I know that is bad, but the issues don’t appeal to me,

But if one, just one presidential candidate ran on the issue of closing our borders,

To the riff raff of the world,

To allow our own people to buy businesses & homes,

Then that candidate would get my vote; in fact I would work for his campaign,

But it will never happen as; it is too volatile an issue…isolationism…




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Reviewed by Bobbie Hess (Reader) 1/22/2004
I would have to agree to some degree . . . We don't need to offer the world when we don't have it. Fair is supposed to be fair but what the hey . . . voice it, let it out, muddle it over, rant, rave--if (and a big IF because some it don't) makes you feel better, then by all means vent. b
Reviewed by Sandy Knauer 1/20/2004
Sometimes expressing our feelings in an organized format helps us to understand where our anger comes from and resolve it. This looks like an excellent attempt to do that. Nice job and I hope you feel better ;-)
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