What a country we live in! Every day of this last year was entertaining.
I was educated in America in segregated schools. About the only jobs available to women back then were teaching and
nursing. Now, the citizens of America are making affordable health care available to all Americans, and the health-care
bill had to pass through a large House occupied by mainly rich white men and run by a very smart, powerful woman.
Two of the most visible and vocal helpers in getting this bill passed were an openly homosexual man and a Jewish man. A
black man who would have been attacked by dogs if he had tried to vote when I was a young adult signed the bill into
While all this was going on, people were hanging tea bags on themselves protesting the government killing old people,putting oriental people into internment camps and taking over health care while carrying signs saying, Keep your hands
off my Medicare," and collecting a Social Security check every month. They think they are the real America."
These people were being egged on by a news organization that has no journalists working for it and specializes in
handing out talking points that are lies and misinformation.
Meanwhile, Hawaii now is a state that has publicly released a birth certificate, but the people with the tea bags on
themselves don't believe it because the non-news news organization's talking points tells them it's not so. What a
Hooray for the health-care-for-everyone bill that is a little right" of what Richard Nixon proposed about 40 years
ago. God bless America.