Too Big To Jail
Questioning Brief History of Our Trump Time Before his Date with History’s Dustbin – OpEdNews.com Headlined
Should, the rich get rich and the poor get poorer, tax gift to super wealthy, boost our faith in an administration replete with unrequited trust and vacant government positions — leaving a wasteland of empty government offices, approved, if not confirmed by averted, Advise and Consent, deactivating government agency missions by nemeses encouraged to ignore protections for, We the People?
When caught between corporate greed and government inefficiency, will 40% of American voters, like Russian and North Korean citizens, lockstep with the criminality of too big to jail power?
When a political fawner, after receiving repeated public verbal lashings, seeks approval from, he who holds the leash to corruption of millions of FB profiles misused by un-presidential Campaign Data Firm – is our national character defined by an Attorney General, targeting an FBI Deputy Director on behalf of braggadocios twit twittering away the best and brightest in government?
When he who is oft touted master of rapid fire baiting Fourth Estate with chaotic induced switching of coordinated scandals, shouldn’t Media talking heads revisit investigative reporting to help remedy his administration’s threat to our national security – instead of aiding and abetting his turpitude 24/7?
Following questionable Nunes behavior, Gowdy display of too little, too late repentance and a White House staffer leaving the password to his encrypted email account at a bus stop in Washington, D.C., how much more parading of systemic wannabe emperors clothed in phony patriotism is required, before grownups join students in, Enough is Enough chorus?
Aren’t career professionals exiting government service to purge themselves of an administration worshiping at the altar of personal aggrandizement, heroic, while nebulous characters punishing students for exercising, peaceful assembly anti-Constitution?
What happens when we forget the lesson of, not even God could sink Titanic and ignore warning signs of cracks in prefabrication: neglected infrastructure, aging Grid and foreign and domestic hacking trolls, descend upon our failure to prioritize — crushing innocent passersby, and echoing naivete of low information voters, looking to shake things up.
What happens to Robert Kennedy’s, our right to moral leadership of the planet, when our global example yields to billionaire cravings to budget for wars against all life on earth, while causing death of land, sea and air for profit?
When Too Big to Fail Wall Street Bankers create our next Great Recession, will banking employees still keep their jobs, because avarice CEOs write off mortgages on the backs of tax payers and shareholders, while laughing all the way to McMansions, free to repeat the process, at the expense of the foreclosed?
Are we, faux Alienists, failing to lift all boats in an ocean of back flippers diving into the Trump swamp, to back-stoke confirmation of, what is past is prologue?
If those in private enterprise continue to forget, we reserve the right to refuse service, is no longer the law of the land, will we finally admit, all of us own this shame?
Can all championing equality and justice for all, now go beyond individual issues and seize the wisdom, indeed, the common sense cause of, love thy neighbor as thyself?
What happens when church and NRA state insist God gave us mental illness as scapegoat for intentional misrepresentation of Second Amendment, for a conscious profitable excuse to destroy lives in schools, churches, night clubs, open air concerts, city streets – and ultimately, committing national mayhem with gerrymandered computer election corruption?
When will those, assuming superior dominance over us, be boycotted or fired by us, for imposing a de facto caste system – categorizing our consumer value by physical appearance, religious and sexual persuasion – and arguably worst of all, treating mental health issues with jail time?
Whether we choose to revel in past grandeur hyperbole or transform ourselves enough to transport all out of the age of me first, 2018 and 2020 will elect our next chapter, even if we fear the change we claim to desire.
Will we write it with an unimpeded Mueller investigation, or succumb to those more loyal to Trump than America?
If on Wednesday January 11, 2017 when the person of 2016 again demonstrated his lack of 1st Amendment knowledge — deserters from The Fourth Estate, instead of leaping to their feet to curry favor with a boorish pretender to The Crown — had in protest, walked out on the Goliath du jour – that would have been America great again.
Greatness and character are lost on those for whom Ratings is definition and heroism: I like people who weren’t captured – for few rise to the courage of an American nearly beaten to death for the dream of democracy, justice and equality.
People like John Lewis deserve more than a tinge of colorblindness in February or a January Federal Holiday. There are millions of Americans of every hue, territory, creed and persuasion, challenged with invisibility, who now have used our political process to grasp at a mirage hoping to be seen — Black-ish or not.
Since the Military Industrial Complex merged with Trickle Down Economics, vision for millions of good, well-meaning patriotic Americans has narrowed to short-sighted absolutes:
- What’s good for my family is best for every American family
- No issue, not even affordable healthcare for my children in a life-threatening environment is more important than, jobs.
- The only, solution to America’s problems is, something different
In 2016 Media fed oversimplification turned America, hard right, and on Friday January 20, 2017, a 140-character wall will be ensconced to hide an American president from Americans.
Because we’ve allowed elected officials to believe, Rules Don’t Apply, to them, America is at the intersection where dismay and defeat can T-bone peaceful assembly to protest foreign and domestic Corporatism.
Long before the war on women was waged by male conservative War Dogs, conservative women, insisting 20th Century Women were the pillar of family values, indiscriminately opposed abortion, the Equal Rights Amendment and LGBT & income equality.
With the Arrival of The Lobster with no morals, elected by women with no color, America’s gender parity cracks anew amidst malice aforethought, and Fences rise, like temperatures and sea levels, to wall out the mutual justice of, I Have a Dream.
Through the lens of our 2016 elections, it may seem America was a perfect La La Land, but that would be one of the many half-truths our parents continually tell our children — for American Exceptionalism has rarely embraced, Loving in black and white.
Shaking off the extremes of an electoral college and an unethical 115th Congress abandoning America with attempts to banish humanitarian ethics, eliminates any need to re-learn past lessons in Right-Wing red ink, wading us through the Dead Pool of Bush/Cheney.
Let’s cast off leadership incapable of intellectual curiosity, and instead emulate Americans progressively committed to carry Our Lady’s torch, Come Hell or High Water.
Like a Lion, roar no more Hidden Figures calculating in Moonlight, being A Raisin in the Sun of Too Big to Jail indiscriminately controlling white & blue collars, the disadvantaged poor and working middle class, with marketed misinformation keeping consumers and stockholders blinded by financial fears and, like Nocturnal Animals, desperate to keep America in darkness.
Media’s failure to give equal coverage to the wisdom of Viola Davis to that of Meryl Streep, is testimony to how far we have yet to go to embrace Stronger Together, but Donald Trump proves how far we can distort our Captain Fantastic within.
The next U. S. president thinks there’s power in his twitter fingertips. We need make it his Achilles Heel – for one who so craves adoration, will blow away like yesterday’s dust, as soon as we deny him our freedom.
There are far greater traitors on Wall Street and in the halls of Congress than Chelsea Manning and Edward Snowden. This revealing duo is more akin to the patriotism of Alice Paul, President and Jackie Kennedy, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Bobby Kennedy, Rosa Parks, Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, Daniella Gibbs Leger and Barack Obama – than anti-American Birthers and Russian hackers.