The sense of impending doom is what makes many movies so delicious - the anticipation of something horrible about to happen sucks us in and we begin to physically manifest our anticipation. Our palms get sweaty, the adrenaline begins to rush, our heart rate increases, our breathing becomes shorter, and our pupils dilate. These are not voluntary physical manifestations, but rather are an involuntary response to the potential of bad things about to happen. Maybe it's our bodies warning us to get the hell out of where we are.
Politicians use that sense of doom and gloom every single day to get us to vote for them or to frighten constituents into believing that if we don't believe in the tripe they're spewing, we're going to be destroyed. In other words, they hype up their fantasies in order to scare the hell out of us.
more dangerous than terrorism. Really. It's true.
She has no less than three bills this session that is supposedly going to protect traditional marriage. If pastors like Kern's husband were doing their jobs ministering to those who need it rather than making up these stupid laws, she would see a change.
The Governor of Oklahoma announced that agencies may be facing some budget cuts because of the so-called "budget shortfall." It is a reasonable request - IF the budget was actually crafted predicated on real income rather than projected income. But that would be asking too much. In the interim, stay scared, people. The end is near.
It's time for all of us to just stop. It will be difficult, a struggle every day, but not thinking about the supposed end of the world at every turn will ease some stress. At least I think so.
It's just my opinion and I could be wrong - but I seriously doubt it.