Day: December 6, 2006

Let’s get rolling…

I’m currently sitting in a hotel in London… Ah, London… Home of bitters, ale and all things British… Pity about the food, though… I had always thought of the British as, well, if not a shining example, at least a slightly less tarnished example of what a society could be if people would just try and get along… That, of course, was quite a few years ago… Since then I have had the blinders lifted, to some extent… I have always despaired of America, of our inability to put aside our own un-enlightened self-interest in order to work for the common good… It just seems so much worse lately… I have come to believe that there are some very real problems with America’s system of government… Voter intimidation/theft/fraud (pick your favorite) to rival any third world nation… Policy decisions based upon what’s best for the corporation, not what’s best for the people… Politicians who only care about remaining in power, who care more about winning than they do about being right… The constant and quite …