And so it is on. Local candidates have begun their own campaign sorties. As in previous elections, expect to hear irritating campaign jingles to rouse you from sleep. This afternoon alone, during my siesta, two different candidates blurted out in front of the house with their “stolen:”‘ jingles. One used Lady Gaga’s “Bad Romance” and changed parts of the lyrics here and there to suit the candidate. Ugh! I won’t be surprised if I hear “Nobody”, “Single Ladies”, “Tonight’s Gonna Be a Good Night”, etc. in the next few weeks until election day. Don’t these candidates know that they are stealing intellectual property rights? Then again, who’s keeping watch?
I started this digital journal initially for self-expression -- because this is what I do. I write for my profession and for my passion. Then it dawned on me that what I was doing was selfish. I found new inspiration in Proverbs 31:8: Speak for those who cannot speak; seek justice for all those on the verge of destruction. Through the years, I have met people from various walks of life with stories that deserve to be told. Unfortunately, not all of them have the gift of gab. So I presented myself to them, giving them the voice that they need to share their stories. Stories that inspire, cry out, reach out, provide unspoken truth. View all posts by beingKirei