The Republic of Forwhitchitstan
I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands. . .
That's about all we have left: a tattered flag, and a fictional republic.
I'm burned out. People are upset: warrentless searches, drones in our skies, police state, corporate fascism, inequality before the law -and so on.
Where did you all think this was going to end up? Weren't you paying attention when the Patriot Act was passed.
Now I only skim the articles. I was angry years ago when I saw all this coming. Now it's here, but my grieving was done a long time ago.
These days I'm living in that republic I've pledged alligecne to so long ago: Forwhichitstan. All hail Forwhichitstan! The republic of the mind and of jokers. It's at least as real as the Republic of the United States -maybe more real these days.