But Who…?

I.

But who is to blame?

The government.

But who is to blame?

The politicians.

But who is to blame?

The military.

But who is to blame?

The police.

But who is to blame?

Wall Street.

But who is to blame?

Cable news.

But what is to blame?

The war.

But what is to blame?

The prisons.

II.

But who does the government serve?

Not us.

But who do the politicians serve?

Not us.

But who does the military serve?

Not us.

But who do the police serve?

Not us.

But who benefits from Wall Street?

Not us.

But who benefits from cable news?

Not us.

But who benefits from the war?

Not us.

But who benefits from the prisons?

Not us.

III.

But who funds the government?

We do.

But who pays the politicians?

We do.

But who pays for the military?

We do.

But who pays the police?

We do.

But who shops on Wall Street?

We do.

But who watches cable news?

We do.

But who pays for the war?

We do.

But who pays for the prisons?

We do.

But who dies is the war?

We do.

But who fills the prisons?

We do.

But who ignores the countless millions

killed in the wars?

We do.

But who ignores the countless millions

filling the prisons?

We do.

IV.

But who stays silent as the wars drag on?

We do.

But who stays silent as our schools rot and decay?

We do.

But who stays silent as civil liberties are stripped away?

We do.

But who stays silent as new wars are started?

We do.

But who stays silent as new prisons are built?

We do.

But who stays silent as mother earth suffers?

We do.

But who stays silent as humanity suffers?

We do.

But who stays silent as cable news emits propaganda?

We do.

V.

But who is to blame?

Not us.

But who is to blame?

Not us.

But who is to blame?

Not us.

But who is to blame?

Not us.

But who is to blame?

Not us.

But who is to blame?

Not us.

VI.

But who pretends that death and destruction

were not the building blocks of our nation?

We do.

But who pretends that theft and genocide

were not the building blocks of our nation?

We do.

But who pretends that rape and murder

were not the building blocks of our nation?

We do.

But who pretends that slaughter and slavery

were not the building blocks of our nation?

We do.

But who pretends that fear isn’t used to control us?

We do.

VII.

But who pretends that oil

doesn’t course through our veins?

We do.

VIII.

But who pretends that we are the good guys?

We do.

But who pretends that the United States

is not an empire?

We do.

But who bows before Caesar?

We do.

IX.

But who is to blame?

Not us.

But who is to blame?

Not us.

But who is to blame?

Not us.

But who is to blame?

Not us.

But who is to blame?

Not us.

But who is to blame?

Not us.

But who is to blame?

Not us.

X.

But who is to blame?

The government.

But who is to blame?

The politicians.

But who is to blame?

The military.

But who is to blame?

The police.

But who is to blame?

Wall Street.

But who is to blame?

Cable news.

But what is to blame?

The war.

But what is to blame?

The prisons.

XI.

But who pays their taxes?

We do.

But who shops on Wall Street?

We do.

But who watches TV?

We do.

About soitgoes1984

I was born and raised on land stolen from the Pocumtuc. I now live on a small island in the middle of the Pacific ocean, on land that was stolen more recently, from the Hawaiians. I am addict, struggling to kick the habit of fossil fuel.
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