Tag: powerless

February 2, 2017

WeThePeople Can Not Petition Our Government

The official platform to petition the United State government appears to have a glitch. The We The People website is a platform in which citizens can sign petitions that directly petition the US government. These petitions differ from others from such sites as change.org or MoveOn in that petitions here come with the guarantee of being acknowledged by the White […]

September 7, 2016

On Protest (Part 1)

We are screaming to be heard. As one man protests loudly by saying nothing, he is condemned as being unpatriotic for demanding that his fellow citizens uphold the Constitution. Our protests turn into riots and standoffs when we are ignored. Why do we protest? Why do protests turn to riots? The biggest smack in the face is the protests by those […]

September 4, 2016

The Inspiration

“The feelings! They’re real! They’re real enough? They are real, aren’t they…?!” It is the tone of someone desperate to understand. One who must figure out how to convey the inner ideas and abstractions so that maybe, just maybe, someone else might say it was alright. That they would take the moment and hold it […]

July 13, 2016

Traveler 5 (The Witness)

Your Voice Matters Ringing in eager ears Incredulity wracks my brain Please let this be the moment The revolution will be televised Tweeted, shared, snapped, and chatted We stumble through teargas and bullets Make excuses, point fingers, absolve ourselves “It wasn’t me” They look like me “Not all of us” I don’t do that But […]

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