every day you hear on the cable networks of a death of a woman or child in another country due to violence or war. sometimes it lasts for three or four days. you read about it on twitter...the anger and moral outrage.
tonight there is still a civil war in syria raging. it's already cost thousands of lives. the human cost is almost beyond comprehension. for the most part it's people from the same country slaughtering each other. thing is...their ideals aren't that much different. it's about power and control and which religious sect is going to rule whatever is left of the country. it's in the headlines...every day.
the martin/zimmerman case in florida marathoned along for weeks. it was truly tragic for all involved.
egypt is in the process of edging closer to a religious civil war. thousands have been killed. we read about it every day. it's discussed on twitter, on google, on yahoo and on cable news networks.
justin bieber says he's retiring and it grabs first news headlines on most networks this morning.
ukraine unrest and subsequent riots and protests garner national attention. so much so that john mccain got personally involved...as he likes to do.
a young woman froze to death. she was homeless. there is no overnight shelter for women on a regular basis. she was in her thirties. there was no news clip. there was no obituary. noone knew where her family was or how to contact them. noone discussed it on cable. noone tweeted it. noone noticed.
there are 1.5 million homeless children. it doesn't make much news unless the debate about entitlements and welfare cuts are going on. children....young children.
a man was hit by a car along a busy highway. it was a hit and run. he died. it garnered a six sentence article in the online news report. it was discovered he was homeless. that was the end of it.
america....where art thou? hundreds of thousands of your citizens are in need. millions of your children are without a home. women are sleeping on the streets in freezing weather. men are dying.
noone is talking.
nsa is a disgrace and a direct violation of our constitutional rights. it's made headlines for months. total outrage.
our citizens are dying....not in a war....not by terrorism....not in another country.....here...at home...because they are homeless.
take notice. be angry. make it an outrage. because it is
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