Did Americans give a rats ass when their government sent over fifty
thousand young Americans to their death in Vietnam, and for what
I might ask?, are you kidding.
Do Americans give a rats ass that their government has sent over five
thousand young Americans and still counting to their death in Iraq
and Afghanistan?, give me a break.
Will Americans give a rats ass when their government declares war
on Iran or Russia?, of course not.
Did Americans in the Keystone pipeline area give a rats ass over the
oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico that devastated the Gulf states?,
get out of here.
Will Americans in the Gulf region give a rats ass when the Keystone
pipeline deal goes through?, and it will, nah.
Did Americans give a rats ass when Walmart put thousands of small
retailers out of business, thereby destroying much of the middle class
and affecting millions of workers making a decent living, not to
mention their families while one family makes billions?, that’s a joke.
Do Americans give a rats ass that both federal and state governments
continue to destroy unions, thereby sending more and more
to the poorhouse?, it is to laugh.
Do Americans give a rats ass that federal and state governments
are abrogating their civil liberties as I write, duh, what did you say?
Do Americans give a rats ass that thousands of young Americans are
incarcerated for many years for petty crimes? ho- hum.
Do Americans give a rats ass that their government has gone amok
and is running roughshod over the rest of the world? I think not.
Strikes me that Americans don’t give a shit about anything, but let
me tell you something, I think one day they will wake up from this
clueless stupor to find that there are people in the world that
do give a shit.
P.S. Wrote the above about two-three years ago, just getting around
to publishing it.