Are We Rich Yet? Blog with Jane
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."
Edmund Burke, who is considered the Father of conservatism, wrote this in the 1700 hundreds and yet here we are.
It is Saturday, August 12th, in the United States of America.
We are facing the contorted faces of Neo Nazis screaming "death to the Jews and Jews will not replace us" in the gentle college town of Charlottesville.
We are facing the grim reminders of the torches that burned down the black Chuches of the South in the 1960's as the KKK spread fire and murder covered with White Hoods hiding the shame of a nation.
On August 11th, 2017, they marched, by night, on pastors praying in a church to remind them that their black prayers were not welcome in our country.
Their faces of hate were no longer covered with white sheets but unmasked for all to see the hate in their eyes.
And So It Begins...
The marchers of hate moving from town to town from city to city as they challenge America to once again confront its ugly underbelly of racism and bigotry.
Americans long march to justice has been set back decades.
There are some good men and some good women putting their bodies in front of evil doing their damnest to prevent it.
32 year old Heather Heyer was peacefully protesting when her body got in the way of a domestic terrorist hell bent on running protestors down with his weoponized grey car.
A hero of the Civil Right Movement died that day and her astonishingly brave Mother rose up, as Americans have throughout the ages, and said:
"They tried to kill my child to shut her up. Well, guess what? You just magnified her."
America could sure use a hero now and Mrs Bro has risen to the occasion.
I know what it is like to lose a family member to hate. The KKK murdered my cousin, Andrew Goodman, in 1964 in Philadephia, Mississippi. It is an event that focuses the mind and the heart forever.
The Press has finally awoken from its slumber and is covering our American Shame on TV and in the print.
Some Corporations spoke with their feet as they abandon the President's manufacturing council and business advisory board. They did so only after they gauged which way the wind was blowing when the CEO of Merck left first and reminded them of who buttered their bread and what it meant to be a leader of business in America.
On Memorial Day in 1927, Fred Trump, Father of Donald Trump, was arrested in a KKK riot in Queens NY.
And so it Begins.
You Have a Voice-The Question now is What Will You Say with it...
To Be Continued.
Jane Mark is an Author and a business woman who speaks through a series of Sunday Sermons written over many decades of observing the political scene in the US. You can read many of them here . She is President of JAM Marketing Inc
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