Yet another black man shot dead by an officer… but this officer also killed a son, a husband and a daddy of four kids with that one bullet. Another American citizen caught for bombing within the U.S. while his family does nothing to stop him. A convoy carrying food and clothes for 7800 people destroyed, never to arrive in Syria where it is so desperately needed. Hundreds of thousands are dead in the Middle East as the terror spreads throughout our world.
I can’t stop the tears, the same uncontrollable tears streaming down my face from fourteen years ago, watching the twin towers tumble to the ground… while holding my newborn in my arms. I promised her we would take care of this problem, but she is graduating high school in less than three years and I have done nothing.
I have continued my life as if there is nothing to worry about, more concerned over our economy and what Brangelina are doing than how many lives are being lost. Our precious capitalism, the root of everything that is both good and evil in this world…yes, I love my iphone, but at what cost? When we live in a world that eagerly poisons our food supply and bumbles around looking for media-farts from Trump and Clinton… I shouldn’t be surprised that we are worse off today than fifteen years ago.
It is time everyone, it is time to take the blinders off and get dirty again. This struggle is both internal and external, daunting to think about but it is so real. We have much to fix within our own nation, let alone the battles we must wage against ISIS and its supporters. It is time for a New Americana Revolution, grassroots, badass, fix what’s wrong and take no prisoners!!
Do I have the answers? No, otherwise I wouldn’t be crying… I would be doing! But I start today with this post and I will continue each day because I do not want to leave all this for my kids to fix, they cannot do this alone and I promised my little girl long ago:-(
“The relentless ache in my heart sending ripples through the pool of tears at my feet”