I dubbed this No-Filter Monday because I was really tired of being PC about everything.
So, let me get this straight, in church (went yesterday) you all want to say the man is in charge and women should submit - even if the man is a screw-up who jacks up everything.
Then the media from left to right portrays black women as whores, sluts, mammys, or mad black women who are only worth $0.64 for every $1.00 a white man makes (thank you Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry for giving it straight on Sunday).
And today is Tax Day so a bunch of white (yes, white), rich men in Congress and their uber wealthy buddies have their money hidden in tax accounts in the Caymen Islands or in trust fund accounts for Buffy and Miffy, but the average Joe or Jane is being sued by the IRS because of a missed $22 in gas credits for working at home.
Then to top the whole thing off, the student loan interest is capitalized again and again because you are not making any substantial money to pay the stupid thing because you were laid off and while you may work, not enough to pay it, but they capitalize the interest and threaten your future job opportunities because they have you in a strangle hold
And to top that off you have a knucklehead who thinks he can call you everything but a child of God and still think you should be cool because, hey, they are the great whatever.
Definitely not filtering today, then to find out some knucklehead wants to ban abortion again, ban birth control, shame the teen mother (thank you New York Subway for the wonderful posters), and kill everything at all about you (woman) having any ownership of your personhood, mad, mad, mad.
This is totally a fed up rant about all things in the public sphere, and, if that wasn't enough, the nut jobs in Congress want more guns while the warmest weekend of the year ends up with 30 dead in Chicago and some major nut job goes to Boston to massacre during the marathon.
And we are just supposed to sip our lattes and think everything is ok.
No, sorry, not ok, not okay to sit in church on Sunday and sing but not talk about real issues that people are dealing with, how about some real networking and connections and not a pie-in-the-sky message? How about the street protests (Occupy Everything) to rant and rave and scream at the top of our lungs that this mess is too much to sit and quietly take.
They destroyed the country because a black man was elected and then when he was reelected, still sit like a baby with poopy pants and whine (yes, talking about Paul Ryan and his pasty face, what happened to Gen X again?)
Probably not enough caffeine in my system today or tired of being polite, but sometimes, those of us with the voice to speak and write just need to say, "the s..t is about to hit the fan."
Period, dropping mic, getting a latte.