posted on Jun, 23 2008 @ 02:44 PM
Most of ATS deals with how the government betrays,lies, cheats, steals, controls, and manipulates us along with millions of other things that the
government does that irritate us. However, we the American people are the problem. We jump, yell, holler, scream, curse, etc. because the injustice we
see but we seldom confront. Sure, every now and then we write our representatives only to receive a thank you letter from their aides. But it makes us
feel good that we tried to make a difference. Unfortunately, the situation stays the same.
Politics is nothing more than a number game and the majority is being controlled because we are all divided. America is a divided melting pot. Each
race looking out for his or her own kind. Yes we mingle, socialize and work together, but when it comes to government issues we tend to side with our
own race. Blacks won't vote for Mccain because he's white and whites won't vote for Obama because he's black is a prime example. The government
realizes this and intends to keep us divided. This is the only way they can control us. This is the reason we are always bickering about race issues
instead of the issues. This is the reason we stereotype each other. Do you mean to tell me that we Americans, regardless of race, have no common
ground? We all have the desire to live the American dream, the desire to take care of our family, the desire to live in a peaceful environment, the
desire to get ahead in life, in addition to millions of other things we all have in common.
Could you imagine having 250 million Americans demanding Congress to give us their prestige health care plan or one of similar fashion? Could you
imagine having 250 million Americans demanding Congress to give us their retirement plan instead of the measly social security plan we have? Congress
would have no choice but to give us what we want. Why? Because 250 million people represent all walks of life who have united based on common grounds
and or beliefs shared by all races. The government wouldn't be able to conspire so easily against us, tax us to death, get rich off our labor and all
the other absurd things they do that don't benefit us as a whole. Currently, the system is broke.
Only a few people or entities benefit from each legislation that is passed. It's all about the money. We as Americans have got to quit bickering over
race and unite based on common grounds. This system of what can you do for my race is not working. Have you ever notice that politicians seem to
mostly speak to segregated groups, Irish community, Black community, Hispanic community, Asian community, etc. And to each community they make a
separate promise based on what that race is asking for. Ultimately, neither race gets what was promise to them.
Common grounds shared by all is the only way the American people will control the government rather than the government controlling the people. Which
do you desire? I say it's time to unite.