Don’t you just hate election season?
The worst of us comes out during this time. We actually get a glimpse at how divided our country really is. It’s sad that we are forced to choose sides.
The majority of the US is poor and hopeful that the election may change something in their favor. The wealthy are hoping for the same thing.
In our country we play with a lot of things, particularly terms. We will use a word that commonly means one thing, but we will give it another meaning. We even act as though all things are equal, when clearly they are not. For example, it bothers me every time a politician promises to create jobs. I often wonder what kind of jobs.
Even when they say the Obama administration has created X amount of jobs, what does that really mean? Is this a job that will allow a man to take care of his family or will the same man need three of these newly created jobs to do that?
Then the other party says, “His economic policies have failed us!” They want us to believe that they could have fixed every that happened during the Bush years. They say they would have created even more jobs. You know me, I then wonder what kind of jobs? No one ever talks about what kind of jobs. They just say jobs.
If you have been watching, I told you in the summer that this election would be the most expensive election in US history. And in the midst of the homeless and jobless, we will elect someone who will make more money being president than they did before they got the position. And they will make even more money when they exit the presidency than they made as president.
It’s October and I’m already tired of these ads. I don’t know about you, but this is depressing to me. Despite everything, please vote. Your voice will be heard. It’s one of our rights that people died for. It’s the least you could do.
It makes me long for the return of Jesus. Only he can make things fair.
2 Replies to “A month before the election and there’s nothing to get excited about”
I live abroad and even all the way over here I am getting tired of the rhetoric. Not only are the sound bites monotonous but they don’t express the reality of anyone’s stand. Beyond that though, Clyde, I agree with you a hundred percent. Rather than either party or candidate being a “solution” I’ll be waiting for the return of my King.
Amen Helene! Amen!
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