Monday, October 27, 2014

Not A Love Story

Where do I begin to tell the story of a society that has gone so far off the rails that democracy has become one of those flat western sets that resembles a town but is little more than boards, paint and supporting two-by-fours. When the govt. can no longer be bothered to keep up the charade that they serve at the consent of the governed, then it really is time to call the game on account of absurdity. This is not the kind of transparency that inspires public confidence.

One wonders why the govt. still maintains the pretense of needing a reason to wage war at all; why it still labors to find a justifiable pretext for deploying its forces. But one must remember there are still many gullible to be played to and persuaded things are not as bad as they fear. There's safety in numbers and the fewer people suspect, the more easily they can continue the game of loot and shoot.