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September 12, 2012

ROOT: A grumpy old political rant

Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — I am slowly feeling more inspired lately and that will probably result in some of that fiction material I have been promising for a couple of years now. It will probably also mean a little more long-winded dialogue in these here columns, but I will try to keep that to a minimum.

I was going to write about the political conventions being over, but I am tired of politics. I think that is becoming a recurring thing for me lately. I have my beliefs and I have the things that are important to me. But I am just no longer interested in arguing with nut cases to try and get my point across. It always amazes me how so many people do not understand the meaning of the word “compromise.” In the end, I think that will be the undoing of our country.

You can look towards December 21, 2012 as being the end of the world, but I don’t think that the end of the planet is being based on any human calendar. Something tells me that when God is tired of having us around, we will be the last ones to know it.

I am looking more towards November 6, 2012 as being the beginning of the end. I guess I would not mind politics so much if people really had the best interests of the country in mind. It seems to me that the only thing people care about anymore is what is in it for them. If the plank of a political platform doesn’t agree with what they are looking for, then all of the shouting begins.

So let’s start that little nugget of prophecy right here and right now. The end of the world will not be December 21, 2012. No. Rather, it will be Tuesday November 6, 2012. – Election Day. There are several groups around the country that are saying that they will riot if their candidate does not win. Does that sound like a country united to you?

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