Terence George Craddock (Spectral Images and Images Of Light) (16 November / Westport New Zealand)
Mitt Romney Scores Home Goal
Mitt Romney was caught with pants
down in party public speech hubris
basically declared he has rewritten
sacred American Constitution rich...
has declared it is not the president's job
to look after poor disparaged 47% voters
a record number of people on food stamps
nearly one in six Americans in poverty...
23 million Americans who are struggling
desperate demanding their right to work
in jobs Mitt Romney profit backed to China
let us teach Mitt about federal government...
employment essentially guarantees citizens
are protected in their Fourth Amendment
'right of the people to be secure in their persons,
houses, papers, and effects,... (against debt)
seizures' Americans with pride want to work.
Now a lesson in history for Mitt Romney spoilt?
An honourable US President Franklin Roosevelt
inspired desired inclusion of right to an adequate
standard of living for all his responsibility citizens!
Franklin gave his famous Four Freedoms speech
in 1941 and Roosevelt declared freedom of speech,
freedom of faith, freedom from want and freedom
from fear in Universal Declaration of Human Rights!
Mitt Romney does not ask what is freedom from want?
Yes Mr Mitt Romney news flash for you a recognized
basic human right is 'right to an adequate standard
of living' established as a minimum entitlement
to food, clothing, housing at a subsistence level.
Mitt Romney's declaration it is not the president's
job to look after a poor disparaged 47% of voters
infers Romney will not support their freedom of speech
and expression, freedom of faith, and definitely implies
protecting poor freedom from want freedom from fear
will not be a on an agenda as a Romney public concern?
Does no one remember master Norman Rockwell's
oil paintings illustrations of The Four Freedoms?
I particularly like painting with the beautiful
cooked turkey and generational family blessings.
'OURS... to fight for: Freedom from Want'
'OURS... to fight for: Freedom from Fear'
'freedom from want - which, translated into world
terms, means economic understandings which will
secure to every nation a healthy peacetime life for its
inhabitants - everywhere in the world.' all citizens!
Mitt Romney will never learn how hard it is to serve
as president for all Americans because he disdainfully;
has written off half the nation in what ancient Greeks
would term hubris an act of extreme pride arrogance!
'Hubris often indicates a loss of contact with reality
and an overestimation of one's own competence or
capabilities, especially when the person exhibiting it
is in a position of power' thus danger bells do scream!
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