This is not to say that I approve of everything Obama has been about. He waited too long to make moves toward decriminalizing and the whole Mexican gang thing got out of hand. Now that they know we can "grow our own" so to speak, the cartels will collapse or kill each other. I did not approve of the corporate bailout that he orchestrated because I believe we already knew at that time a new day was coming, one in which anarchy rules and civilization rises and falls. How presumptuous of us to think that our little bitty speck of a life is worth more than someone who hasn't had the same opportunities.We have just witnessed the end of a 13 year war in which Dick Cheney made more money than could ever be spent while we sacrificed an entire generation of young people by bribing them with the good stuff and failing them in the end. The invasion of Iraq was and will always be the legacy of two presidents neither of which listened to the people even when they spoke above the noise and below the drones. Peace...give it a chance.
So my Monday was made just by meeting a conservative within spittin' distance and not feeling anger. He told me about how some wise old guy somewhere talked about the rise and fall of civilizations and tribes over the years. Yeah..I know, right? Meanwhile, my friend Mahala over there in the holler is getting bad marks at work and she's just