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Forum Post: Amazing Speech by War Veteran

Posted 1 year ago on March 2, 2013, 9:43 p.m. EST by jrhirsch (4714) from Sun City, CA
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Our real enemies are not those living in a distant land whose names or policies we don't understand; The real enemy is a system that wages war when it's profitable, the CEOs who lay us off our jobs when it's profitable, the Insurance Companies who deny us Health care when it's profitable, the Banks who take away our homes when it's profitable. Our enemies are not several hundred thousands away. They are right here in front of us - Mike Prysner

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=akm3nYN8aG8

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[-] 2 points by HCabret (-327) 1 year ago

Violence is the enemy. I dont take much stock in someone who is hailed as a 'hero' for being violent in the name of a corrupt government.

[-] 1 points by alterorabolish1 (569) 1 year ago

Thanks for this link. Are Americans ready to handle this truth?

[-] 1 points by jrhirsch (4714) from Sun City, CA 1 year ago

I don't think so. The fallacies abut this country are so deeply embedded in the minds of the people that they prefer the false illusion to the hard truth.

[-] 0 points by alterorabolish1 (569) 1 year ago

I agree that Americans are not ready for this truth for the reason you explained. I don't know that they "prefer" false illusions as much as they just are not aware, but there is real pain deep inside when faced with truth different from deeply embedded illusions.

[-] 1 points by jrhirsch (4714) from Sun City, CA 1 year ago

Exactly, that pain when the bubble finally bursts is very unpleasant. That much of what we've been taught and hold close about our country aren't true. As the softened edges of illusion are replaced by the sharp focus of reason, our actions finally become a positive force for good.

[-] 0 points by alterorabolish1 (569) 1 year ago

I live in a very conservative area, and the extreme "patriotism" would be admirable if what they believed so deeply were true. They are intelligent, but unaware. They are focused on family, hard work, and standing up for what's right. When they become aware of the truth, they will be a powerful force for the cause.

[-] 0 points by peacehurricane (293) 1 year ago

Now testify cause it's right outside your door! Rage against Machine. I appreciate your use of positive statements even when delivering ugly news and receiving few comments it is noticed. I contend these things have one common denominator for sure the so-called capitol needs to be replaced in these United States because that fed place is fucking us! It is absolute corruption and will not be repaired.

[-] 0 points by nobnot (529) from Kapaa, HI 1 year ago

Thanks,another person becomes human.

On a lighter not What ever happened to Ms.Clinton?

I think maybe some spa time for a little image do over.