Every time a child cannot focus in school because they are hungry and cannot concentrate and you answer their cry for help with holding them back a grade YOU are failing me.
When a talentless actress or a reality star makes more in one interview or book deal than a teacher would make in her career YOU are failing me.
When a college graduate spends three fourths of their lives in school, libraries and student centers in hopes of finding a career and end up unemployed or having to settle for a job with low skill YOU are failing me.
When a rapist or a child molester or a murderer is let go because of a technicality and goes and kills,rapes or molest another child YOU are failing me.
When the value of another persons life is undermined by the fact they are poor or have a medical history where they need more care than average and they are ignored or sent home with no proper care YOU are failing me.
If I have to work two or three jobs just to make ends meet while top CEO’s of failing businesses still get multi-dollar bonuses YOU are failing me.
When a person capitalizes off a memoir for their sexual exploits with a high profile celebrity ,but say nothing when wedding vows are honored and upheld YOU are failing me.
When social security benefits are cut along veterans support, and you keep asking are young citizens to enlist and fight YOU are failing me.
When a child’s life is not worth changing a law that allows massacres at our schools, movie theaters and other public settings YOU are failing me.
When filibusters, stalemates and gridlock obstruct the progression of this country, while voting rights, women’s rights, immigration and lesbian and gay rights are under constant attack YOU are failing me.
When the dream of owning a home my kids can grow up in and my wife and I grow old in are replaced with substandard housing when we work around the clock to support ourselves YOU are failing me.
When the public majority’s views and opinions are out weighted by the minority ruling YOU are failing me.
When school funding is cut, education and after school programs are cut, while military funding is doubled sometimes tripled even after officials are told they do not need funding YOU are failing me.
I just wanted to name a few things that are going on that need attention.
Peace and Justice for all.