I'm embarassed to admit it, but I've never been to the Black Mountain Hills of Dakota, even thought its only two states from where I live. Well, three if you count the state I live in, which I have to traverse.
So, I'm going to the Black Mountain Hills of Dakota, land of Rocky Racoon and a bunch of stone carved dead presidents. I hear it's beautiful. I'm glad I'll get to see it myself, from the cabin my husband and I rented somewhere up on a mountain.
Going to spend some time with family I don't get to see much; so I hope to make the most of this trip and really reconnect with people I love dearly.
Which means......I'll miss voting in Tuesday's election. But here's my take. Voting doesn't matter; the politicians are all pawns of the uber-wealthy, and so whomever is in office, if they're not corrupt already, they'll stand a real good chance of getting their palms greased, real soon. The honest ones don't stand a chance, so what's the point?
Cynical I know.
Here's my answer for America. TAX THE RICH AT 75%. I just love that idea. They'll either pay up and only own two handbags worth $25,000 each, or they'll move. Either way, the citizens of the United States who aren't rich will WIN BIG! It's like the lottery, and everyone's a winner.