Some wisdom needed in Arizona, the home of the angry blovaitors
“Take care of your Thoughts because they become Words.
Take care of your Words because they will become Actions.
Take care of your Actions because they will become Habits.
Take care of your Habits because they will form your Character.
Take care of your Character because it will form your Destiny,
and your Destiny will be your Life
… and …
so said The Dalai Lama.And remember Rap Brown from the 60s:
“Violence is as American as apple pie.”
All the defensive rhetoric from the Republican types is so much nonsense.
The sentimental “we need to heal” said the pompous former surgeon general this morning on Democracy Now was cloying and dishonest. He kept pointing out the supposed equivalency in violent rhetoric. There is none.It’s all on the rabid right, the Becks and the war wimp himself Rush Limbaugh, the Vietnam war draft evader.
Yes you to need to heal. See the elephant in your living room. It’s called militarization.
Start by starving the military, stop invading other countries, close down your foreign bases etc.
Your defense budget is obscene beyond comprehension. as large as the rest of the developed world.
A good start would be for Arizona senator McCain apologize for his role in Vietnamese genocide.
That would be a nice step . But don’t count on it.