Is America Selling Her Children?

Via on Mar 27, 2011

Bill Gates says that the guys from Enron would blush at some of the blatant financial gimmicks our state budgeters employ to create the illusion of a balanced budget!

And who is to pay?

The educational system.

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But,

…as Mr. Gates says, “There is no brain trust.”

There is just the citizenry.

(You and me).

So, what’s the answer?

A more mindful and active citizenry.

An enlightened society that rewards politicians for honest and intelligent investments in our future,

…and divests in politicians that ignore the well-being of our nation for personal gain.

“Citizenship is what makes a republic; monarchies can get along without it.” ~Mark Twain

“Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.” ~Thomas Jefferson

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About Benjamin Riggs

Ben Riggs is the director of the Refuge Meditation Group in Shreveport, LA. Ben writes extensively about Buddhist & Christian spirituality and politics for The Good Men Project, Elephant Journal, The Web of Enlightenment, and is the editor & chief for Henry Harbor--an online magazine concerned with art, culture, spirituality, & politics in the deep South. To keep up with all of his work follow him on Facebook or Twitter. Looking for a real bio? Click here to read my story....

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