The Texas Bohemian

Word artist. Jack of all Trades.

No faith

I have no faith.

I have no faith in an absent god and no faith in humankind.

Life is not going to get better.

People are not going to wake up from this hedonist, lascivious, selfish nightmare and realize “we are the world.”

Wars are going to get worse.  Cruelty is going to get worse.  Anger and meanness and resentment and selfishness and lying and stealing are going to get worse.

There’s not a damn thing I can do about it.

The American soul is dead.

Would somebody stop the world and let me off, please?

August 4, 2009 Posted by | Politics., Religion | , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Why do I do it?

The third letter in a month appeared in the Lufkin Daily News this week calling me names and blabbering all kinds of stupid-think in place of real discussion.  This last and worst letter is purportedly written by a 14 year old girl.

A child of fourteen who writes such horrid remarks must live in a household led by extremely radical parents.  This young girl’s rhetoric is indicative of brainwashing.  I can’t imagine the hateful attitudes and cruel intent that must permeate a house where a child of fourteen would be driven to write such a mean-spirited letter.

What kind of world do we live in when children cannot be children and adults are so hateful of those they disagree with that they force their hate upon their children?

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June 26, 2009 Posted by | Blather | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Sad.

There are times when I read articles describing human injustice and tragedy I want to just cry… mostly out of frustration.  The article below is one of those.

Read it and weep.

Tragic Traps: Make a Mistake in America

and You May Pay a Heavy Price for Decades

By Joe Bageant, CounterPunch. Posted June 17, 2008.

June 17, 2008 Posted by | Politics. | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment