Gosh, it's been a while. After the elections, which I'd diverted all reserve energy towards helping the conservative side win in any way I could, I felt the need to just decompress for a while. I'd heard so much about how things would go to hell if we didn't win that that's basically all I dared think about news-wise. After being there firsthand to see the worst Democrat defeat since 1938, I felt that the battle was finally won and we could rest, at least for a while.
Well, I was wrong. Oh boy was I wrong.
No sooner do I dare rest on my laurels for a couple of weeks, than I hear about the infamous TSA pat downs. one of my own relatives even shrugged it off by saying on Facebook, "one must do what one must do." Wow. I had no idea that there were sheeple in my own family. then again, as far left as she leans, it's not that surprising that she'd just accept it and move on. At least other people aren't rolling over so easily. New folk heroes are being born every day. the guy who told the TSA agent that he'd have them arrested if they touched his junk, the woman going through in a bikini, and the guy going through with "screw big sis" drawn on his back are people I can definitely relate to, because as long as these insane policies are in place, I will not be doing any flying. I know that sounds a little easy for me to say, since I don't do any flying, but still, even if I had the money to fly anywhere I wanted to go, I wouldn't do it. Simply because I will not subject myself to that kind of abject humiliation.
I've heard several different analysis' of these new "security" procedures, and I can only conclude that this is all about the administration giving the APPEARANCE of doing something, and trying to maintain the illusion that the egomaniac in the White House actually knows what the fuck he's doing.
As with all delusional mental patients, he has not yet realized that we the people can see past the illusion and have revealed the man-child behind the curtain. This is, however, nothing more than what I expected from him ever since he was elected in 2008. In my opinion, this more than anything else will be on the minds of the people come the 2012 elections. After all, what better way to get the people involved than to make it personal? And can you really make it more personal than the TSA has made it? I don't think so.
Here's hoping sanity returns to the United States as soon as possible.