posted on Sep, 4 2005 @ 05:01 PM
Open form letter to those who need to hear it.
As an American citizen with my own views and beliefs about my country, I felt extremely obligated, at the very least, to do my part to address the
outrage I’ve witnessed in the wake of the Hurricane Katrina disaster. In light of our challenges that this country has faced, beginning with the
horrific 911 disaster, I would expect to see the efforts and preparation of our government to absorb the blow to New Orleanians this past week, taken
much more seriously.
We appear as fools to the rest of the world. The handling of this disaster has only manifested itself into a cauldron of fiery chaos. There is no
one who doubts our incompetence now. I now longer feel safe with my government’s protection, and now I finally see for myself that the citizens of
this country mean nothing to those who control it. It’s such a sad realization.
My heart pleads to God that others have awaken to a similar truth within themselves, for in the event that slumber is to reside in the minds of men,
all is hopeless. I fear hopelessness is already upon us. There are countless inconsistencies and anomalies about the way things are happening around
us all. We have all been blindfolded by lies and less than half truths for too long.
There are so many events, which I or any other citizen fear happening, that we are fast losing our ability to put our faith and trust behind that most
prime responsibility of our leaders; the protection of it’s constituents. This is just not happening in this day and age, but there really is no
excuse for it. One would hope that the fabric of this country could maintain itself in an oil crisis, and seeing as the world is undoubtedly in one,
can it? I fear not.
Thank you for your time, and may I conclude apologetically that I deeply wish the subject mater of this letter could have been written under different
circumstances. I would have much rather written you a letter of praise, congratulation, and respect, however nothing about what the citizens of this
country have seen in recent days deserves any of the above statements. There are heroes in all of this, but the top leadership of this country are
not deserving of this title either. Only those individuals who have sacrificed themselves in all of this, for the hopes and dreams of others deserve
this title, hero.
Deeply concerned and frightened about our futures,
use this and forward to as many people necessary. I authorize it's use as I am the original author of the above letter.
Thank you for reading and trying to make our world better.