Tuesday, January 21, 2014

There Comes a Time

In my travels through the Internet, I happened upon the following quote from Martin Luther King, Jr.  I realize that he was talking about the fight for Civil Rights for black Americans, but I think it applies just as well today.

“You know, my friends, there comes a time when people get tired of being trampled by the iron feet of oppression. There comes a time, my friends, when people get tired of being plunged across the abyss of humiliation, where they experience the bleakness of nagging despair. There comes a time when people get tired of being pushed out of the glittering sunlight of life's July and left standing amid the piercing chill of an alpine November. There comes a time.”
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

I have to wonder, when will the time come when we as American citizens will get tired of the insanity coming from Washington.  How many more intrusions into our personal lives will we put up with?  How many more of our God given rights do we have to watch disappear?  What, exactly, has to happen before we say, "Enough."