Global warming denialism sponsored by big oil.
Tea baggers, aided and abetted by Glen Beck and sponsored by big oil.
Freedom of religion under attack.
Deepening divide between "Real 'Muricans" and the OTHER.
Total denial of reality by regressives who call themselves "conservatives."
Anemic health care converage.
Massive tax breaks for the richest fraction of 1 percent.
The economy in a shambles, and no political will to take clear and obvious corrective action.
A ban on stem cell research.
Corporatocracy and their ignorant anti-intellectual Republican Party stooges are taking away from us everything that once made America great; transforming us in to a nation of serfs to trans-national corporate interests. And almost nobody can see what is unfolding before their eyes.
I have never been so pessimistic. And every day for the last decade, my pessimism has gotten deeper.