About Mike

Old guy, retired, and perhaps burned out and mistrusting in general. Married 43 years, intuitive, passionate, and thirsting for meaning. College educated, sometimes very stupid, moments of clarity.

REPUBLICANS, MY LEFT EYE AND THE GERMAN HEALTH CARE SYSTEM

Mike:

This man is right on the mark here, and speaks with an angry eloquence that I envy.

Originally posted on nitepoetry:

A HEALTHY POPULACE  MAKES FOR A HEALTHY NATION

So, the American people have voted and chosen to commit political and environmental suicide for themselves, for their children and their children’s children’s children. When their drinking water is finally fracked to death, their forests all sold to and cut down by the timber industry, their beautiful nature preserves and national park lands carved up for speculators, when their food is full of genetically unlabeled mutated poisons, when their industries are no longer regulated, when America becomes a fifth rate banana republic, then people might begin to realize what they have done to themselves. But like the cliché, ‘white men can’t dance,’ it is obvious that white men also can’t learn from their mistakes. They were told at the beginning of the last century by the Native American Cree tribe what the price to pay will be. “You can’t eat money.” And…

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