And whatever comes our way
The letter I'd written to the editor of the PD received a response dismissing it as some sort of liberal rhetoric and tome I was braying on about. I see injustice, it's as simple as that for me, and I don't understand how we can and I include myself in that line of cars, in that store buying petroleum based products, I see us all ignoring or learning to tolerate so much. By this we are guilty of living comfortably at the expense of others. It's hard to coordinate life with a communal notion, but it's harder to keep on keepin on with the bullshit of buying, selling and compromising our world for the cheddar. The letter I wrote didn't make it into the paper in it's entirety, but here's what they did print;
Why would Cleveland want to host the Republican National Convention? To support the party that has sent countless Americans to their deaths and subjected others to a lifetime of pain and suffering. A party that is responsible for the death of hundreds of thousands of Iraqi citizens who were just like us - people who want to live their lives.
Bob Taft, our Republican debacle of a governor, has pledged "substantial state financial support." But he has never pledged anything that might bolster our city and region, which obviously are in trouble, as demonstrated in part by its dwindling population.
It's insulting that Cleveland needs to beg for the most unworthy of groups to come and support an administration that has done harm to cities and especially minorities.
Rock on, Cleveland, but don't rock the RNC.