- This time the bullet cold rocked ya
A yellow ribbon instead of a swastika
Nothin' proper about ya propaganda
Fools follow rules when the set commands ya
Said it was blue
When the blood was red
That's how ya got a bullet blasted through ya head
“Bullet in the Head” – Rage Against The Machine
It happens, just like that. Some clip runs across a news ticker or some talking head says something with a quick-cut to somebody somewhere in the U.S. And you flip that corner.
You’ve fought it all your life, you didn’t want to believe - no way you could - possibly … ever … understand that mindset. But you do, and it enrages you further, driving your understanding.
You understand what could push one human being to pick up a firearm and point it against his own countrymen. You get revolution. And not in that made for television, Xbox/Sony Playstation way, but in the way that is ugly and bloody and brutal.
WHEN, in the Course of Human Events, it becomes necessary for one People to dissolve the Political Bonds, which have connected them with another, and to assume, among the Powers of the Earth, the separate and equal Station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's GOD entitle them, a decent Respect to the Opinions of Mankind requires that they should declare the Causes which impel them to the Separation.
Could these words have ever be more true then they are today?
Left/rRight, black/white, rich/poor, gay/straight, all so-called issues that burn the political landscape. Red herrings all. Blocking attention from the larger issue, a magician's slight of hand.
Ignorance of what they are doing to us no matter which political sheep’s costume they choose to wear.
The media deciding what we see, the corporations deciding what medications make the market, big oil writing energy policy and on and on and on.
And we allow it. Because we are ignorant.
We choose to accept their newscast, to buy their product, to support their campaign.
One never killed a frog by dropping it in a pot of boiling water. Instead you gently place the frog in a nice, warm pot and slowly boil it.
Wake up America, the temperature is rising.