"Make me wanna holler, the way they do my life. This ain't livin', this ain't livin'. No, no baby, this ain't livin'." - Inner City Blues (Makes Me Wanna Holler), "What's Going On" (1971), Marvin Gaye
What's Going On? What's Going On. Both a question, and a statement. We're hurting, you're hurting us. We've been hurting for a long time, and as Election Day nears, the wound is either going to get better, or worse. Healing or a nasty infection is on its way for the wound that has been torn in this country many decades ago, some can even say a century.
After tireless months of campaigning, the Election comes clean to four major candidates: Republican nominee Donald Trump, Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson, and Green party nominee Jill Stein. A couple questions on many minds is this, "Is there such a thing as a wasted vote? Can I vote AGAINST a candidate? Can I not vote at all?". When I think of these questions, I think of another question, "Who really cares, to save the children?"
Now, not to sidetrack off, this is obviously a letter to the next President of the United States. So my question, are you going to save the children? Is our world going to be singing? Will flowers grow, and bells ring? Will the children suffer tomorrow? Not only are you going to save our children, but Her children. The Earth's children, Mother Nature's. With the heated war against terrorism, I fear a legislation that will take away our voices, flowers, and bells. I fear a presidency, a passing of a legislation, and a nation that will make our children suffer tomorrow. I fear a president who encourages war, and is for upholding superior military action against the children of Her. I fear a president who will initiate devastating destruction, overseas and on our land.
"I just want to ask a question. Who really cares? To save a world in despair. There'll come a time, when the world won't be singin'. Flowers won't grow, bells won't be ringin'." Save The Children, "What's Going On" (1971), Marvin Gaye
"Radiation underground and in the sky, animals and birds who live nearby are dying," Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology), "What's Going On" (1971), Marvin Gaye
“To have a no-fly zone you have to take out all of the air defense, many of which are located in populated areas, ...So our missiles, even if they are standoff missiles so we’re not putting our pilots at risk — you’re going to kill a lot of Syrians.” Hillary Clinton, October 2013, Goldman Sachs event.
That is what's going on.
I can't possibly explain and spill everything I have in my opinion, but I will say this. Future President, him or her, please ask yourself this, What's Going On? You can stop this, here. You can truly end a century of corruption and pain. I can go on about the corruption riddling this country, and in effect, the world, although it'd be considered as a weaseled alt-right "conspiracy theory", then brushed under the rug. In the time and publicity I have to make this letter and whoever reads it, I just raise one question and one statement.
Future President, we're hurting. We've been hurting for the longest of times, and you don't even know, or care. But, this is the people's manifesto. This is our final shot to get our voices heard, and I can feel the chills of a century of men who died in your wars, mothers who whittled away due to your inner-city legislatures, young boys who killed due to your corrupt and irrational justice system, and children who starved before they could see the flowers of life grow.