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Government and Politics - Time to Stop Lying

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Time to Stop Lying

A great number of young adults have lost interest in the political system of this country. It is really quite simple- the power structure is not working in our favor, we see no great future achievements in legislation or politics, and we would much rather put our energies towards more fulfilling ends. The nature of politics in this country has progressed to a corrupt web of lies and deception that clearly favors the white male who spends his life working nine to five and has given his voice, his freedom, his manhood over to his government.

Those of us who refuse to succumb to this lifestyle find ourselves constantly battling to maintain even a base level standard of living. We have not chosen to close our eyes to the social conditions that surround us, and we have not chosen to be pretentious suburbians living life in a bubble of our own creation, fooling ourselves into believing that words and legislative acts will solve the many problems of these times.

We do not have much faith in the legislative system in America. We study our history, and realize that nothing has really changed, despite numerous amendments, acts, and programs. We find these to be simple attempts to pacify the masses in a scheme of the largest proportions to launder our riches and our wealth.

You ask why we do not vote or participate actively in politics. I ask why should we choose betwee...

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...ve us some skills to enter into this rat race you have started. Give us computers, teach us to use them, and help us in our individual pursuits. Stop sucking us dry with taxes and fees, and give us financial assistance to start our independent pursuits. Repay the descendants of slaves and repay the Native Americans. Find some justice for the people of this country. Educate us on truth and the world. Don't shut us in a box, ignorant of the world community, perpetrating white supremacy and western "democracy." Give us something worthwhile to vote for and we might start showing up at the polls. Don't be afraid to admit the wrongs of the past and present; that is the only way to grow and move into the future.

In this essay, the author

  • Opines that young adults have lost interest in the political system of this country. the nature of politics has progressed to a corrupt web of lies and deception that clearly favors the white male who spends his life working nine to five
  • Opines that those of us who refuse to succumb to this lifestyle find themselves constantly battling to maintain even a base level standard of living.
  • Opines that americans have little faith in the legislative system in america. they study our history and realize that nothing has really changed, despite numerous amendments, acts, and programs.
  • Opines that we are waking up to the social climate of hate, deception, and crime that has been nurtured from day one of the founding of this country.
  • Opines that voters do not have any real power of decision or choice. they are only stooges playing along in a game that, in the end, will be their downfall.
  • Explains that the people who built this country are still treated as second-class citizens, relegated to the despicable ghettos of the inner city, and forced to be dependent on ludicrous public assistance programs.
  • Opines that today's youth can see the hypocrisy of working the nine to five job in search of a far-off pension plan and retirement benefits.
  • Opines that the era of u.s. supremacy and western world rule is coming to a rapid end.
  • Urges the power structure of the country to stop teaching lies and immorality through downpressing practices and propaganda.
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