Thursday, September 30, 2010
"I'm an American veteran and I'm one of your middle class Americans. And quite frankly, I'm exhausted. Exhausted of defending you, defending your administration, defending the mantle of change that I voted for and deeply disappointed with where we are right now.
I've been told that I voted for a man who said he was going to change things in a meaningful way..."
"My husband and I have joked for years that we thought we were well beyond the hot dogs and beans era of our lives but quite frankly, it's starting to knock on our door and ring true that that might be where we're headed again."
"Quite frankly, Mr. President, I need you to answer this honestly. Is this my new reality?"
(Dig in America.)
Eh,...actually I've been living on mac'n cheese, and beans, and franks for about a year now. Amazing the many ways you can cook these things. There's a few websites that help the downsized adjust to eating trash as opposed to food.
I always thought what an irony it was for me personally. That I came out of being homeless on the same day as Obama took the Oath of Office. Where now millions have lost their homes, and taken my place on the streets during his first two years.
No he didn't cause the collapse, but he hasn't done enough to help it's victims either. He insists on working with the system as is. Unlike Roosevelt who said "fuck this", and wrote new rules.