Is Invisible Children a sham? I don’t think so. This group was born out of the extreme desire to change a horrible human ongoing tragedy. Out of it some pretty well connected and creative people ideated a way to get the extreme latent power of The American People moving as a massive force for change. I call this an amazing social experiment that if it works will not only show common folk America it’s extreme power but hopefully move a specific tragic situation to a better outcome. I.E., taking a ruthless killer out of business. The Invisible Children do alot with their money. Building schools, re-building communities and making children safer is not cheap. Let’s not kid ourselves. Setting up communication venues so that incidents can be reported and hopefully acted upon quickly cannot be cheap either. Collecting data about these atrocities is essential should Mr. Kony finally come to trial at The Hague. They are hoping he eventually will. He has too much blood on his hands for America to look away and conclude that “it’s all fine, it’s not happening anymore.” How many families remember? How many families hurt everyday for their lost loved ones? How many have body parts that are missing and have to deal with an extreme handicap in a very unforgivable setting such as some of the remote villages they live in? I say DO NOT FORGET ABOUT KONY. America won’t go back to sleep. We don’t always need to fight for money or for our claims, or just when we are directly threatened. We can spare some of our vast resources to capture Kony for the ICC. We can do this because it is right. I believe that Invisible Children will pay for the capture of Kony as best it can contribute. I can’t believe in my heart that the money they collect will go spent selfishly. It’s ridiculous. America won’t let that happen! That being said, I totally “get” the girl from Uganda that made the video about Kony not really being a problem anymore and Uganda not being this ‘terrible place’ and that with all this media attention and money being spent on awareness kits, that other charities may lose funding. I get that her Uganda is not this place of 24-7 horror where these atrocities are happening. But that is her Uganda and yes Kony is moving, but that is what these criminals do! they need to feed and feed they do, they move when the grass has been eaten! We know that Kony has moved from the area into Congo and is probably lying low as The Great Giant is now on his tail and more aware of his atrocities. Last of all there is reason he’s number one on the ICC’s Most Wanted list. When Hitler vacationed in Bergdorf he wasn’t done wreaking havoc on mankind. He was just on vacation fathering a child. Egregious things followed. Please follow the LRA Tracking app http://www.lracrisistracker.com/ that was set up to bring this entier process into the 21st century and keep the abuses on our radar. Day by day the LRA is still active in Uganda and still rapes, murders and maims people. It is only a matter of time before Kony ramps up and continues his disgusting plan. He can’t be let off the hook and Americans can make a big thumping noise and move our government to see a positive end to these tragedies. We’ve seen the power or Tunisia, Egypt, and the unrelenting belief in the power of the people in other nations in the area. America still has the Occupy movement but this is different. You don’t mess with Children. ANYBODY’S CHILDREN. FIND KONY NOW!!
America must trust and act.