Our Healing as a Nation

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For our healing as a nation, all we really need is a moderate in the White House, from either side.

Regardless of what happens with the impeachment, we simply need a man or woman with integrity, willing to do what is right for our nation.

And that includes taking a stand against corruption and lying.

On the right, I can think of several people such as Mitt Romney, and John Kasich. Mitt is an excellent speaker, and a statesman. Maybe you can think of some others.

And for the progressives let’s not count out Honest Joe Biden. Since our current president likes to brand people to slam their character, I’m turning around the idea for the positive.

Honest Joe has alot of integrity, and an incredible amount of experience. There’s also Amy Klobachar. She is excellent.

My point is we can do this.

It’s easier than we think. There are many others that are less known, such as Catherine Cortez Masto, a moderate Democrat from Nevada.

She was the first woman to ever be elected to the U.S. Senate from Nevada, and the first Latina to ever be elected to the U.S. Senate…..ever.

You see how close we are to healing?

In diversity there is strength.

Peace.

     

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Happy Veterans Day

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From the very beginning we have relied on soldiers, to protect us, to protect our democracy, and to fight tyranny.

A great big thank you to all our men and women in the Armed Forces! And to those who have served already!

God bless you, we are so grateful to you!

Happy Veterans Day!

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Glimpses of Light

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As the Spirit of Lying continues to strangle Washington D.C.,

choking our democracy,

ripping our unity 

we do occasionally have glimpses of light.

And the light of truth

will prevail,

subduing even the far right subverting,

Lying to win, winning at all costs,

will eventually

destroy itself.

     

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No Choice Really

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When America was first wed to her great love Democracy,

the two walked hand in hand after the great feast….

they walked away from tyrants and kings.

And now Democracy is weeping as he considers a divorce,

while servers hide the evidence….

rules and laws vanishing

all to protect the ego

of one man.

“This is not a time for joy, this is very serious…..we have no choice really.”

Nancy Pelosi on the topic of Impeachment.

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393 Million

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There are 393 million guns in the United States, not including military and police weapons.

We have more guns here than we have people. For every man, woman, child, and infant…. there is a gun, and more than that.

There are times that police arrive on the scene of a shooting and they are out gunned by the shooter.

Countries such as Britain don’t have mass shootings because they have few guns. It’s simple math really.

Having more guns makes us less safe.

And yet certain Senators continue to block legislation that would help us to be safer.

If you live in the U.S. please let your Congressional representatives and Senators know you want some common sense gun control.

The time is now.

Peace.

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Note: This is a public safety announcement. More poetry is on the way.

Boots

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I’m not sure when we fell in love with the sound of stormtroopers boots,

or embraced the concept that strong means destroying other people,

or why we’ve always mistreated people that are brown.

Don’t let anyone fool you, even if they’re waving flags,

hatred is, and will always be unequivocally……. un-American.

Where are you Dr. King?

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Our Democracy

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Yes, I still love my country, but I don’t believe corruption should lay hidden simply because leaders carry the name, “conservative”.

Think they’re Prolife? Nah, pro life people don’t treat migrant children that way.

He’s been a con artist since Day 1, and you’d better start caring, because we all stand to lose……our precious democracy.

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