Gonzo Journal – Not Political, But…
Not a political post. Just facts and potential nightmares waiting to happen.
The rest of the world currently sees the United States as a threat. We’re all diseased, violent toward each other, and our leader is viewed as a total, out of control dunce. Don’t believe me? Turn off the American news networks and watch BBC or any other news feed from outside the U.S.
In the past, the world has called upon the United States to deal with, cleanse, and occupy countries viewed in this manner. Knock, knock. Who’s there? The rest of the world. Don’t be surprised if you look outside to see UN troops marching over your garden gnomes in the very near future. After all, WE taught the rest of the world how to be the school yard bully.
Next question. Do we, the people, fight with or against them? Who is ‘The Greater Good’ in this scenario? Decide now because there won’t be much time to do so when they get here. Unlike us, they aren’t narcissistic enough to bring CNN, MSNBC or Fox News with them when they storm the beaches on Long Island.
Next question? Why did we build our nation’s capitol so close to a coast? Sure, it’s kind of pretty, if you can afford to live there, and I’m sure they have great sunrise views, but isn’t that a tactical disadvantage? It should be somewhere in the middle of Iowa, shouldn’t it? Like, who would start a game of chess with their King right next to the opposing player’s Rook?
This is why I avoid politics. Fortunately/unfortunately, I’m just a writer enduring a quiet morning in my bedroom. Currently, I’m staring through my sun baked, upstairs window (my view is nothing compared to Donnie’s) wondering if I should move my garden gnomes…
Peace to the peaceful, truth to the masses, Hell to the tyrants.
C. Derick Miller is a dark fiction author, Gonzo journalist, freelance A&E journalist, screenwriter, poet, ordained minister, and ASCAP songwriter born in the town of Greenville, Texas. A seasoned paranormal investigator and administrator for the fine art industry, his influences include Hunter S. Thompson, Kevin Smith, Shawn Mullins, and Del James. He is currently signed with Death’s Head Press and is Sr. Writer/Jr. Producer for AtuA Productions. Chad is also an active member of the International Thriller Writers organization, the Horror Writers Association, and co-host of both the “Butterflies Make Me Angry” and “American Justice” podcasts. He resides in the Bishop Arts District of Dallas, Texas and has a price on his head for his short story “Hell Paso” contained in the #1 Amazon Best Selling Death’s Head Press Anthology “And Hell Followed”. He wishes he was making up that last part but…it’s nice to be wanted.