This article belongs to In Search of Laughs! column.
(Just tell our politicians to shut up!)
This commentary is dedicated to Mr. Brian Lamb, U.S. Navy (Ret) and his esteemed colleagues at CSPAN for posing an outstanding question (How has war fatigue affected you?) to begin their signature show, Washington Journal, last week.
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On Friday, the 13th (which was unlucky for me and probably unlucky for a lot of us) I heard our President Bush, in paroxysms of spin spasms, declare to the world and me: " War fatigue in
My online dictionary educates me thusly:
Hogwash: noun. 1. Refuse fed to pigs; swill 2. Insincere talks, writings, etc.
I think that Americans don't have war fatigue, Americans (and a lot of the rest of the world) are primarily struck down with that dreadful malady…hogwash fatigue! Face it, we're just tired of being lied to, misdirected, and obfuscated! (That's one of those nasty, manipulative words they use!)
So, as of July 18th, 2007, on top of everything else,
Can the truth save us? I sure do hope so! It's time to act grown up, and tell the people the truth. Maybe people will listen, and believe. Maybe! Government should remember to tell its citizens the truth. Otherwise, those governing may wake up one day to find out entire populations are withdrawing their consent to be governed after coming down with Hogwash fatigue!
The truth can save us! (You know I'm kidding, right?) After all these lies and half-truths…probably…nothing can save us.
PS It's a hard awakening to finally realize that one can't save the world by oneself! It's hard!