The Invisible Men: The visible observance of the 50th Anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington is over.
All members of Congress, as well as the President and his staff were invited to attend…. and showed up, but members of the republican party, en masse, decided not to come. No representatives, no senators, no governors, no mayors! It was as if they do not represent ALL of the citizens in their communities.
Just like they’ve disappeared from their duties as members of the elected body, Congress, and do their jobs, just like they disappeared when they could have supported the greatest benefit since Social Security and Medicare; the Affordable Care Act that will give 30 million Americans health coverage, Just like they’ve disappeared on global warming, pollution, voting rights, Head Start and education, student loan assistance, jobs, transportation, highway and bridge repair, gun control, and so on; they huddle together like a covert coven of witches, and plot how they can demonize our duly elected President, how they can destroy unions, how they can fire more civil service employees, how they can fight against a livable minimum wage, how they can widen the gap between the rich and the poor (which is a global embarrassment), stop the nation from paying its bills, and refuse to work toward a fair, responsible income tax code.
reinse (sic) preibus, the head of the r n c, made a statement regarding republican efforts to attract Black and Latino voters, saying that they want the minority vote. You don’t “get the girl” by standing her up on a date. It was a missed opportunity; on purpose, I am sure. When it was time to put up or shut up, they shut up!
They only thing they could say, was “We’re the party of Lincoln and Frederick Douglass and Jackie Robinson” but everybody recognizes, they’ve divorced us a long time ago, when they started dating the “dixiecrats.” You can’t sing me a love song, after you beat the crap out of me!
It’s time for righteous people to come out of the shadows and make these obstructionists, recalcitrants and virtual traitors to the real America, that fair minded and progressive citizens want.
Like they disappeared at the at the Remembrance, make them disappear permanently. Elect folks who care about America rather than a someone who would tear America apart; send people to Congress who uplift America.