The date: January 17, 1961. The speaker: President Dwight David Eisenhower. Political party: Republican! Occasion: IKE's farewell address to the Nation.
Greed is ignorant about sharing, or decides to purposely ignore it. The greedy farmer says, "All I want is the land next to mine." That is, unfortunately, how too many wealthy Americans view sharing. Meanwhile they go on with record-breaking profits and still want tax breaks. How to view this. Emergency! Wake up, America. Your country is being purchased by groups of right-wing, selfish, greedy, bigoted, narrow-minded, influence-buying zealots. They are destroying our democracy. Wake up!
...continuing on from past two blog entries...
With Islamophobia rampant in the United States, perhaps it is time to pause and put things into some perspective. Far too many Americans judge Islam based on the actions of some extreme right-wing nuts in the Middle East. These crazies have carried on their hatred and violence in the name of Mohammed to all parts of the world. If you haven't read the teachings and writings of Mohammed, you are prone to think of all Islam as loaded with terrorism, hatred, bigotry, distorted fundamentalism, sexist judgmentalism, extreme parochialism, and purposely misleading statements and actions about Islam itself. Misleading.