God Isn't What Is Wrong With U.S.

RECEIVED Thu., July 6, 2006

Dear Editor,
    It is so sad that apparently so many believe that what is wrong with America is that God is not taught in schools. I say nonsense and that what is wrong with America is the lack of responsibility of the approximately 60% of the voters who ignore the importance of their vote.
    Granted, it seems that sometimes we are only voting for the lesser of two evils, but even then damage control is still necessary. Why are so many people either so lazy, cowardly, or ignorant. Mind boggling, isn't it? We as Americans are not condemned to a two-party system. All we really need is for the totally uninterested "because we can't do anything about it" or "let someone else make the sacrifices" mentality to wake up before someone they thought was their friend cuts their throat with a borrowed knife for their weekly, or should I say, I mean weakly, unemployment check. And stop with the God will take care of us crap. I can just hear the conversation between God and Jesus now, not that I'm declaring they exist.
    Jesus to God: "After all these years, the people of Earth are still begging for peace, wealth, health, forgiveness, and happiness.”
    God to Jesus: "Yeah, and they also expect you to go down to Earth and save their pathetic, lazy, selfish behinds.”
    God and Jesus together: "Hahahahahaha." God, "They really crack me up.”
    Come on, lazy, pathetic America, stop expecting someone else to wipe your cowardly lion.
M. Edmund Howse
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