Category Archives: violence


We will erase you, all proof that you existed. This is our Eden, our canvas, blank and ready to paint our roots where yours grew.   Your eyes might watch us from your prison cells and graves and tears you … Continue reading

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Only The Bible Is Allowed To Be Sacred

Not even with a thirty meter telescope will we be able to see all the damage done to the ‘āina already we won’t see polluted aquifers and an ailing reef we won’t see the monk seals and turtles laying on … Continue reading

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Bow Your Heads

Bow your heads and pray and hear what he has to say this epitome of America, you’ll see how hate is manufactured    

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We Light These Candles

We light these candles for vigils, then we use them for burning crosses and for burning books, and look the hoods have all come off now  

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Moment Of Silence

We’re hooked on the stuff, addicted to violence and now, a moment of silence………………. ………………………………. …………now where were we oh, in front of the TV.    

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Bread And Circuses For The People

It was only a matter of time before something like this happened something awful like this but video games plus guns plus psychotropic drugs plus violence equals America and this is American just like apple pie and this is American … Continue reading

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A Decent Family Man And Citizen: A Requiem For Vietnamese Peasants

There are certain things that can’t be taken away from the late John McCain: He was a Navy pilot he was shot down over Vietnam and captured he was held as a prisoner of war for five and a half … Continue reading

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