I love America.
Seems the far left hates the USA.
Sure it ain't perfect. Right now oil is exploding, markets
imploding, and bank credit eroding.
Still, I disagree with my negative friends on the southpaw
fringe. Compared to all other countries they could have
escaped to, I'm thrilled my family sailed from Odessa, Russia
to place roots on the south side of Chicago. I'm sure it was like
"Fiddler on the Roof" only with kvetching, not singing.
Those that fail to shepherd the lambs
tend to want to bar-b-q them
While the far left apologizes for us, they seek to deny our
opportunities. They look for central government to take care of
us from before birth to taxing us beyond the grave.
The far left encourages us to abort our children. They insist on
taxing away our incentives to succeed, invent, and try and fail
and try again…until we succeed. When they grab our cash for
the general good they mismanage it and tax us even more.
Remember LBJ'S Great Society? How'd that work?
Heck, they can't even run the senate cafeteria.
Progressives don't trust your freedom because it threatens their
They don't want debate. They want to silence us with "Fairness"
doctrines, thinly disguised ruses to kick the Limbaugh's and
Hanity's off the air.
Why? Because they believe they are better, smarter, more
capable of running our lives based on progressive ideology.
They seek to overturn the Constitution and eliminate religion as
we know it, with a modern, changing philosophy.
Think I'm kidding?
The Supreme Court kept from overturning our constitutional
right to bear arms by one vote!
The far left, especially our press, backs Reverend Wrong's view
of America's. They believe we deserve attacks. No wonder
some in the world hate us, when they see our own citizens on
satellite TV and on the Net asserting their freedom of speech to
In their own countries they dare not spew antigovernment
blather. They'd risk death for them and their families. Besides,
even with this false information, foreigners almost all would
move here, given the chance.
Victories often occur when you see no way
to succeed, but refuse to give up anyway
On a recent trip to New York, I had a conversation with an
Iranian taxi driver. I asked him how he liked being in the USA
vs. Iran. He told me he and his brothers had moved here to go
into business because under Iran's system there was no hope
of the good life. You had to be born into good fortune there. He
proceeded to explain that his cab jockeying days were
numbered. Having tried two businesses that failed he was
about to try a third time. I asked what if that bombed. He said
he would keep trying until he succeeded.
Never give up, never let up, and
you'll never let yourself down
I feed my family with my businesses. Most of my operations are
reliant on travel and are subject to gas prices. I'm also invested
in stocks and have recently bought a rock and asphalt
business, all subject to the whims of fuel price, government
road budgets, and the balance of payables and receivables.
After toying with comedy the last 3 years, I recently opened for a
real pro, funny man, David Naster. I must have done okay
because even after my act my employer agreed to pay me. Even
Naster bought a one liner.
So my theory is if everything goes awry, I could still feed my
family with stand up.
Between gigs, like my Iranian inspiration, I could drive a cab in
So if you climb into a taxi and a bald, bearded, sexy man starts
telling you jokes, it may just be me.
In the mean time, HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMERICA!