I've been a hardhead about government intrusion, waste and idiocy for a while now and yesterday I saw several thousand of my fellow Tylerites who were willing to come together for a few minutes to say the same thing. This morning I got up and fired up my pitiful free blog and looked at the hit counter on the pitiful free video I put up and thought to myself, " I'm right about this. The only threat to my personal freedom isn't seagoing Somalis or some AK waving lunatic mussleman, it's this idiotic bovine by-product of a bureacracy, JUST LIKE I THOUGHT."
And of course, it ain't just the Fed's. Like my Senator Eltife says, its the Appraisal district, the courts, the county, the city, the state, all of it. Six pieces of paper to ride down the highway? One out of ten Texans has an outstanding arrest warrant? More people in jail than any time in history? 40% of my paycheck?
So except for Governor Perry yesterday, WHERE WERE THEY? The elected folks? The folks who say they wanted office to make things better? And the public employees who work for on the public payroll? And the folks who say they protect and serve? We didn't see a ONE.
The press? They better get their act together.
And where is the President who said he was going to bring hope and change?
This isn't over. And the hardheads are RIGHT.
Update: Next stop, Independence Day, July 4. Until then put your sign in your yard.
Update II: MSNBC helpfully explains: "You're all idiots, plus, listen to all our really witty sexual innuendos!"
Update III: Ok then: You're white power racists! And stupid. And not very many of you. Plus more sex jokes!
Update IV: I think everyone who was there will be proud to have stood up first as this movement finds it's voice and message. I am.