Wednesday, July 04, 2007

President Ponders Pardon as Proud Patriots Applaud Prison Postponement

I awoke this 4th of July to find the United States of America anything but united. I found our leaders promoting ideas distinctly un-American in my youth. I heard business leaders speaking derisively of citizens as apparently the unwashed are no longer just overseas. While people are free to say such things, I wonder where the mix of money, power, division and derision is leading us? It feels like a return to the Guilded Age and the Roaring 20's. When the system hits its boiling point, will relationships be so fractured that people lose sight of each other's humanity? I pray not...

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