‘This country is going to hell in a handbasket’
Or, you could use any of about a million other cliches to describe the decline of the American Dream. Unemployment is (and has been) teetering near double digits nationwide. Americans are enslaved by debt and the government doesn’t pay any heed to the will of the voters (take TARP for instance). Suffice it to say that America’s problems are vast and there are no simple solutions nor easy fixes.
corporate personhood is, in my opinion, the single largest contributing factor to the decay of the American Dream. The main aim of the Occupy Wall Street movement is to end the idea of corporate personhood. You can read more here
To sum it up, I’ll use this bumpersticker quote
I refuse to believe that corporations are people until Texas executes one
So…that’s the pitch, and here’s where you come in:
This is something that I believe in, but my budget simply doesn’t allow for travel to NYC to be present. I’m soliciting donations for airfare for my wife and I to go. My personal friends will attest to the fact that I am the most qualified person to speak out against corporate injustice. Click the button below to donate:
and, here’s the deal, if we raise any money at all, but not enough to fly, we’ll subsequently forward the donations to the Occupy Wall Street organization. Thanks for any support.