Next week marks ten years from that day of terror that left us all stunned and started a hunt for those responsible. Ten years of hunting ended this year with the death of Osama bin Laden, but there are more like him out there who will fill his shoes. So, what is the solution? Does anyone have an answer? I think a lot of answers are out there. I believe the answer is education. How can we expect people who live in the manner of their ancestors hundreds of years ago to understand the present. We cannot. As long as these people are uneducated with nothing to do in their lives but to hate and be subservient to radical leaders who seek power for themselves we will be faced with OBL figures. As long as women are forced into virtual slavery by their husbands and children and women are condemned and murdered under Sharia law it will continue to be that OBL will walk among us.
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I would hope that anyone who reads my poetry understands that I write what comes to my mind and it doesn't mean I'm the reality of the words. I mean that just because I write about alcoholism does not mean I am the character in the poems. I write about those I've known and those I know and a very wide grouping that is of sinners and saints, those who know who and where they are going and those who are completely lost. I am empathic. I write in the first person because I feel the reality of what I am writing about. Like Dean Martin pretending to be drunk while performing I am not what it may seem. Just a thought as I know some out there who read what I write see the words and not the art or the understanding of the problem I am commenting on, nor do they understand that the comment is for the purpose of illustration and not my own personal reality. Married to a wonderful woman who is my best friend. Ronald Reagan Conservative Republican. Masters of Accounting-Taxation, United States Marine, taught for 10 years at the University of South Florida, held the following professional certifications: CPA, CVA, CFA. Published author, currently writing three novels and a ton of poems. View all posts by Gordon