I’ve spent a lot of my life believing that other people will do the fighting and I could remain happily….not indifferent… but not activist. It’s startling to see how wrong that is. On the other hand, I’m teetering close to the crazy edge of magical thinking (that I can control the world with my thoughts). That’s supposed to end at about age seven, right?
I have made it a huge point to avoid the news for years (but esp the last three or four years) *ahem* because what I saw was a corrupt government that wasn’t changing and I knew that at some point the train that is our country was going to wreck. Guess what? I hate to keep ragging about government ineptness right now, but my fear is that three and six months down the road, people will forget. Guess what? At the rate we’re going, we’ll hop right over a recession and just skip to the good stuff.
If I shut up about governmental inneptness, will you forget? Or will you just breathe a big sigh of relief because I finaly shut up? I’m not an activist. I tried the activist bit once. After five years I just flat out burnt out. An adoptees rights to open records is still something I believe in but as long as our president has any power, Texas will not have open records (Bush is vehemently against open records). If Texas, one of the largest states in the union can’t secure open records for ADULT adoptees, what makes me think that those who are truly responsible for the post-Katrina disaster will be held accountable? I would be shocked if they were. But the idealist in me hopes you don’t forget. :heythere: