Angry at Administration

RECEIVED Wed., Aug. 16, 2006

Dear Editor,
   I am so angry at Bush, Cheney, Rove, Gonzales, and all of these people that make up the current administration that I can't look at any of them without feeling violent. I am at a complete and total loss as to understand why they have not all been rounded up and arrested. How many more laws do they get to break? (Gee, isn't one too many?) How many more wars do they get to start? (Gee, isn't one too many?) How many more lives do they disrupt or place in harms way? How much deeper do we sink into debt? How many more ways can they squeeze and milk the middle class and the working poor for money that we don’t have and turn around and misappropriate those same tax dollars? How many more countries do they alienate, and how much more shame do they bring on our country before we say enough is enough?
   There are so many answers to these questions but a quick response is to understand that the Bush administration is the poster child for the proverbial adage of "absolute power corrupts." They hold themselves above and outside of the law and fundamentally believe the American people are sheep. As such they count on the sheep largely to be passively asleep. They operate on the belief that, with a public collective IQ of mildly retarded and the attention span of a gnat, the sky is the limit. They posture themselves as shepherd saviors and herd by blinding and scaring the public with cries of wolf like "War on Terror," homosexuals, and abortion.
   My heart is heavy every day that I pick up a newspaper and Bush has not been arrested or impeached. America, wake up and smell the fricking coffee. These shepherd saviors are the wolves.
Madeline Henshaw
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