Anger and guns — deadly combination
300 percent increase in gun sales in one month
People are angry. They’re angry about the Covid lockdowns. They’re angry because they are losing their jobs and can’t pay the rent and feed their families. They’re angry because the stores are all out of the food and supplies they need to survive.
They are angry because they get beaten up by the cops if they don’t keep a certain distance from each other in public. They’re angry at the politicians who pretend to be helping but in truth are making things worse with partisan, self-serving bullshit. And African-Americans are angry because they find themselves — yet again — in the crosshairs of deadly racism.
In short, Americans are as mad as hell.
Peter Finch as Howard Beale in the 1976 movie ‘Network’
Howard Beale, the Mad Prophet of the Airwaves, yelled this mantra 44 years ago, but it’s more relevant in the Age of Covid than it was then — with one third of the country out of work and 2,000 people dying of the virus every day, with no end in sight.
- Police fire at protesters where Indianapolis cops killed three people in 24 hours
- Armed Black Panthers protest unarmed black man being gunned down two white men
- Sheriff’s deputy and armed whites terrorize black family by barging into their home
- Single Mother Arrested and Cuffed in New York for Protesting the Lockdown
- Florida woman arrested for being on a closed beach with a ‘We are free sign’
- Homeless tents in San Francisco up by 300 percent leaving streets impassable
- Native American tribes given 48 hours to remove checkpoints barring non-essential visitors from entering
17 thoughts on “America is a ticking time bomb”
Another forward thinking article. It needs screaming from the roof.
It’s a truly sad time in history. Stay safe.
And the beat goes on…
Yes, you have me thinking a lot.
A very interesting post! I have lots to say…
….there will be a fight against socialism!! Social medicine, COVID 19, stimulus checks, food rationing may be the signs of the battle ahead. Thank you Mich for your insightful share.
Thanks for reading it. As bad as things are, they will get worse, and as you say, socialism is on the march — as politicians take control of every aspect of our lives. The answer may be to head for the woods and become self-sufficient. I’m ready to give it a shot.
Mich, things have been going bad for a long time, and I can only say believe that some people fail to open their eyes up to the things that are taking shape. So many of us are angry at the wrong time and for the wrong reasons.. what a hellish divide. I suppose something worse has to happen for clarity to come about. 😞🙏
Right. The Bible quote, “the meek shall inherit the earth” (Matthew 5:5) got it backwards, methinks — the strong and the independent will prevail. Better to be a Beowulf than a sheep.
No matter .. I do trust and believe in the worded scripture. We are more than flesh. The physical is always dying, and the physical must and will die. The soul, that inner being will come to the fire and do God’s Will. There is NO WAY Satan is going to win when the Lord is coming for these are the very end times. Hitler and no tyrant has ever won, and neither will a tyrant win today, if a tyrant should fully succeed, God’s kingdom will not come!
The video you posted with the post speaks volumes. I love that movie (The Network) a masterpiece of cinema and very relatable of our current times. We all need to get angry.
System Of A Down – Sugar
America needs a miracle right now
True, but I cannot imagine what it could possibly be — hence a feeling of doom.
😢I cry because this is all sad, it’s sad because it’s the truth. What’s happening in this country is ugly and for the children it is…well…fill in the blank there are too many words and I can’t find one to use :/.
There is too much good in the world to let one man and his groupies destroy us all…sorry…I try not to point any fingers…but it’s getting to that point.
I’ve been angry for years.
The children, yes, I worry about the children, but I think they will grow up tough and ready to handle anything — a new generation of Beowulfs!