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Am I Not an American

Am I not An American? I listen to the news I hear all the political views The analysts give numbers and statistics This is all really, quite fantastic They don’t even ask me I don’t matter personally I am just a statistic it seems Insignificant in the larger scheme I just don’t understand Why do I live in this land? Am I not an American? We’re sixty five years behind the times Our healtcare in the naiton is a crime People die because insurance they cannot buy Just as the politicians why The have all kinds of excuses To then you and I are useless Unless of course they want our vote Then suddenly we are in the same boat Why do I live in the land? I just don’t understand Am I not an American? The Supreme Court said Healthcare was constitutional But politicians are just too damn institutional Why should they get healthcare free? It’s a conspiracy, don’t you see It’s that that they’re against the law Therein lies the Congressional flaw The institution of politics Play cheap partisan tricks Why am I in this land? I just don’t understand Am I not an American? It won’t matter when we die They’ll just get a vote from some other guy Why should they care? It just isn’t fair Why do I live in this land? I just don’t understand Am I not an American?

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Date: 9/10/2012 11:09:00 AM
Thank you for this! You are not alone in your ponder! I am too born an American, but do not see love in the people who run the country, nor the people who turn a blind eye to it.
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