Monday, July 5, 2010

The Sun Sets On America

They used to say that “the sun never sets on” name your empire — Rome, Greece, Spain, England, and with either Alexander Campbell or William Jennings Bryan or both, America.

It’s now about 7:30 pm here in the land of Uncle Sam. Do you know where your country is?

Just when you thought things couldn’t get uglier in American culture, they’re now selling penis pumps on TV.

You read that right.

Last night, I was watching my DVR recording of All in the Family and saw a commercial for penis pumps. Normally I skip through the commercials at high speed, but I had to do something in the kitchen, and couldn’t believe what I was hearing. I went back into the living room, utterly bewildered by the spectacle of the “user testimonies” on screen. Real male enhancement at last, no pills!

Oh, and it’s covered by “most major medical insurance policies” too — of course. Is this for real? This is yet another moral reason we ought to be able to order our policies à la carte. Is this coverage in your policy? What’s next, abortions? Wait, don’t tell me.

Ugh. Pervert marriage is now perfectly legal in our nation’s capitol, and now this. As Santayana noted, history keeps repeating itself because people don’t study it. We are an inferior remake of ancient Rome — they lasted a lot longer. Our success curve must be the shortest graph on record.

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