treasure is, there your heart will be also."
What do American politicians treasure? Follow the money ... back to its source: the NRA and its
rich, powerful, corrupt and
corrupting gun lobby.
Our schools are like third-world nations
where only the strong survive.
Why? Follow the yellow brick road
to the gold-plated gun runners’ hive.
—Michael R. Burch
There’s truth in the political cartoon below. Americans care
about children, and we are not amused by politicians who put political
donations above their safety, happiness and lives. I have no doubt that
politicians who make the wrong choices today will pay with their political
careers tomorrow, as more children die in barrages of automatic weapons fire,
while Americans learn that the United States is dead
last among the world’s 28 wealthiest nations at preventing
gun-related deaths. If Japan, Italy and Germany, the former Axis powers, can
protect their children, then surely the world’s self-avowed “defender of democracy”
can defend its most vulnerable citizens too. Let’s give politicians who favor
the NRA over innocent children the boot, the democratic way, by expressing our
displeasure at the polls. If you agree, please pass this link to your family and
Michael R. Burch, an editor and publisher of Holocaust, Darfur and Nakba poetry