Three years ago I posted the comments below never dreaming our national sin and shame of exploitation of the poor and tacit and overt racism would intensify to the pass they have reached in recent days.
Perhaps the civil unrest had to reach this point for the civil rights revolution of the 60s to become truly complete. A sad exigency to contemplate in a nation that promises, nay guarantees, its citizens “Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness,” that in fact was founded on the now tattered principle that “All men are created equal” and deserve equal protection under the law.
The current injustices baked into our society demeaning and degrading non-white Americans cannot stand. As much as reasonable Americans of all races deplore the widespread riots and uncivil destruction of our neighborhoods across the land they are understandable and perhaps unavoidable.
Let’s hope that all the pain and tumult…
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