9/23/2012

Ripped from the Headlines


  
born to privilege

clueless, blind to poverty

human bankruptcy


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Written for  Haiku Heights - September Heights Day 24: Paradox

Note:  My apologies to Haiku Heights participants from outside the US. With the current political battles raging all around us, this is very much on some of our minds.

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27 comments:

  1. A very strong message there..Patti..

    RS:)

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  2. I am in sympathy with the elephant and worry very much about people. Some may consider that a paradox. I don't.

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  3. He sure doesn't know what he is doing...clueless and blind ~

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  4. Believe me, it is on Canadian minds too. Who runs your country directly impacts us. The other quote from this guy was "we'll just go up to Canada and use all THEIR resources." Eight years of Bush nearly did me in. Not sure I'd survive a rerun............

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  5. Timely, for sure, and such insight!

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  6. No apology necessary.

    Who is President impact the entire world - we are all interdependent to a degree we can't even fathom.

    My only change would be to have BOTH the Elephant and the Donkey in the cartoon.

    I'm rather tired of the partisan politics. We are all in this together and NO one has the one right answer.

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  7. Judy, you're so right. Whatever happened to doing what is best for the people, the country, the world, and the planet? There's a guy in my neck of the woods who was running for Congress (but lost in the primary elections) who had a one-word campaign slogan. "Enough."

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  8. ha you nailed the attitude of our politicians though....spot on....and ugh...can we just scrap what we got and start over?

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  9. Excellent...
    Peace,
    Siggi in Downeast Maine

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  10. a very powerful political comment - well said

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  11. Power not just corrupts but leads to much corruption. It's not the president or prime minister but what the cronies make on their watch. Nicely Patti!

    Hank

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  12. Ah politics! You can do your bit and then put your feet up and indulge in lovely poetic thoughts!

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  13. So true and so powerful. This applies to everyone everywhere.

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  14. This is very powerful and very well done

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  15. Very socio political paradox.. A good message :-)

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  16. Patti, you so simply captured the attitudes of many politicitians and citizens.

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  17. To the rich minority and poor majority in third-world countries - this is also true in many angles.

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  18. THere's a lot of that 'privileged' kind of politics going on in Australia too. It's worrying because it places so much emphasis and value on wealth. Where's the humanity? That's what I wonder....

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  19. Interesting to watch him try to squirm around this.

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