Communion Of Dreams


With apologies to Martin Niemöller.
October 23, 2011, 2:17 pm
Filed under: Constitution, Government, Predictions, Terrorism, Travel

First they came for the air travelers,
and I didn’t speak out because I almost never fly*.

Then they came for the train riders,
and I didn’t speak out because I don’t ride the train.

Then they came for the Greyhound riders,
and I didn’t speak out because I don’t ride the bus.

Then the came for the truck drivers,
and I didn’t speak out because I don’t drive a truck.

Then they came for me
and by then no one cared about liberty.

Jim Downey

*of course, tomorrow I am, and then again on Tuesday. So I’ll probably regret this. Which says a lot, right there.


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