Since 2016 I’ve waited for the other shoe to fall and it seems like a centipede is the one dropping the shoes. Not just my personal life, but shoes out in the world.
Pandemic, check. People dying by the thousands daily, yep, that happened too. Two years later it’s still happening. Then all the problems with children being educated at home and the effect of that on their psyche. Now there’s still a pandemic, no Virginia, it’s not endemic yet. There are increasing numbers of shootings around the nation, the inflation rate is increasing, gas prices are going through the roof, oops, forgot about the murder hornets.
Don’t forget that some states are making the removal of an ectopic pregnancy illegal, and allowing a child to decide for themselves what they want to be and supporting them is illegal. Oh, and heaven forbid you use the term ‘gay’. Somebody needs to stop them.
And if that wasn’t enough, a war. And not just a civil war, where they fight between each other, oh no. This is a full scale, Russia trying to blow Ukraine off the map and threatening anyone who helps them. What possible reason, politically or otherwise, is there for bombing hospitals? Or birth centers? They killed mothers waiting to give birth and children who were there. Why? What did that prove?
I choose not to answer that because I don’t want to let Nurse D. out, she says what she means and I’m trying to hang on right now. I will tell you that I am appalled by this behavior. Not just that of Putin, but of other political leaders. What are you waiting for? Russia to land on American soil? Or for them to send nuclear bombs at us?
I watch the war on Twitter and I send all the strength I can to the Ukraine soldiers. Does donating money help them? I don’t know, I seriously doubt if there is anything left to buy in the Ukraine. Sending weapons doesn’t seem to help either, they just get bombed before they’re of any use.
When the pandemic started I had to quit watching the news because I got so disturbed by it that I almost couldn’t function. Now I don’t watch the news because it makes me angry.
Why do I feel like I’m the only one who cares what happens to them? And am I the only one who can see what is happening around us, right in our own states and counties? Take off the rose colored glasses people and take a good look. Pretty soon, it will be the good old days. Where women and black individuals were unable to vote, or learn to read and all were considered possessions. I don’t know about you, but I don’t like that idea.