Best President we Ever Had – Tymm Stewart Rogers Zeleny for neverblendin


TYMM

“If you don’t want people to be angry and say hateful things to you, maybe you shouldn’t be so combative.”

“Why are you so bitter? You’ve never been physically assaulted.”

“Stop with the treasonous hate speak toward our President…the best one we’ve EVER had.”

Yeah…statements and others like these have been tossed my way. I don’t know whether to scream, laugh, or give them a good dose of historic reality. Maybe a little of all.

The problem? The truth could reach up and slap them in their pie holes and they’d deny it. If Hair Furor said the night sky is salmon pink with eggplant purple stars, chartreuse moon, and burnt orange clouds, these cro-magnon mouth breathers would believe it and one would be wasting one’s breath to convince them otherwise.

So…why am I angry? The same reason you all are. I’m at my wits’ end watching the devolution of society from almost 60 years of progress, despite a lot of that being fought by the regressive GOP.

I will speak, mostly, experientally.

I get the privilege, on a daily basis, of hearing that, as a gay man, I have little to no right to have rights. Because…Jesus. In whom I have no belief, yet, agree with the teachings attributed to him.

I get to endure comments that I should be happy that I don’t live in a Muslim country where I could be thrown off the roof of a tall building. Instead, I get to live in the Land of the Free where I can live very happily…more so if I conform to *19%* of the Nation’s religious zealots working toward a Christian Sharia State, and simply marry a woman and deny who I am.

I get to watch as my rights are threatened daily by an idiot who can barely string four comprehensive words together. If not him, then any number of his homophobic, thoughtless, brainless sycophants who believe it is their personal mission from the Great Genie in the Sky to force everyone into living THEIR. LIFE. CHOICE.

I got to live through that idiot reality tv actor consistently accuse President Obama of being a Kenyan born Muslim, hellbent on destroying the Constitution he swore to uphold and knows better than most having graduated summa cum laude from Harvard’s Constitutional Law program for EIGHT. FUCKING. YEARS.

So…when I refute idiocy and hate and disdain I am simply responding in kind. Or…I’m speaking out of frustration at the helplessness I feel at the 180° turn our once-great nation is making.

These wastes of carbon-based lifeforms are systematically reversing every bit of progress ever made. They are NOT “making America great  again’. They are making America grate against every bit of progressive world leadership. They are creating a hostile world environment that will thrust us into economic, environmental, and evolutionary collapse.

There is much about which to be angry.

I point now to the example of their own supposed Lord and Savior as he was allegedly going through the Temple watching the money-changers take advantage of the poor in the temple. It is written that Jesus made a whip of cords and overturned their tables and chased them out. Saying they were defiling the very House of G-d. It is written that Jesus called the religious leaders of the day “…hypocrites, den of vipers, white washed sepulchres filled with dead men’s bones. The children of their father, Satan, the father of lies…”

If their Lord and Savior endured no hypocrisy and hate, why should we? Especially from those VERY FEW who claim to follow him and the teachings attributed to him?

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David Watters, a graduate of Napier University, Edinburgh, Trinity College of Music, London and the Institute of Education, University of London, has worked internationally within education and Educational Management for more than 20 years. He has taught extensively within many socially and culturally diverse settings; most recently as a Head of Performing Arts within Further Education. He is a personal and professional development associate with The Pacific Institute (www.pacificinstitute.co.uk), personal coach, freelance writer and founding member of NBI Associates. He is a writer on social equality issues, is a key player in the Equal Love Campaign UK and author of the forthcoming book, NEVER BLEND IN which features key voices from the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community and which aims to inspire and encourage those who may lack self-esteem or who question their validity. David is currently promoting a youtube campaign"Give 'em Hope"and is asking individuals, couples and groups to make and share videos telling about the benefits of living with personal authenticity. He has shared a platform with Stuart Milk and Peter Tatchell and is a supporter of 17-24-30, The Trevor Project, Schools Out, The Terrence Higgins Trust, The Albert Kennedy Trust and numerous others. His background in arts and education, combined with a solid understanding of Cognitive Behavioural Strategies, and his passion for Equality Advocacy drive every aspect of his work as a personal development facilitator, motivational speaker and writer. View all posts by neverblendin

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