W.I.I.F.M.

Mon, 11/19/2012 - 10:48 -- cconley

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29180
United States
34° 24' 25.3656" N, 81° 7' 10.5888" W

W…I…I…F…M…
Can’t this acronym be a problem?
What’s In It For Me?
Not ‘she’, not ‘he’, not ‘we’ but ME

Throw everyone else under the bus,
Social inequality and justice inappropriate to discuss.
Just looking out for number one,
Don’t care who I put in front of the gun.

WIIFM
How does this match up against the Anthem?
Are we, have we ever been, the land of the free?
What about the Pledge that all of us took?
Is liberty and justice just something read in a book?

We all have a social responsibility,
And the main ingredient is to think less about ME.
How will another person’s happiness harm MY way of life?
How hard would it be to let two people in love be pronounced wife and wife?

WIIFM?
How about what’s in it for my son or daughter and their children?
Would I want them to grow up in a place where only one person matters, ME?
Where the hue of your skin determines your level of “free”?

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