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We’re The Elves

Blaming the president and not ourselves is like blaming santa and not his elves   We’re all to blame   They keep controlling us with fear so we pay our taxes year after year   We’re all to blame   … Continue reading

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Speculation

The news stations hovered around the front lawn of the White House. Even the days sporting events were interrupted as every tv station showed footage of a lone wolf laying motionless on the lawn. The likely intended target, the president, … Continue reading

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Storms

Exactly twelve years ago I flew into Shreveport, Louisiana and spent the night just outside of Baton RougeĀ on the floor of a church surrounded by some folks who were fleeing a disaster and others who, like me, were heading right … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Avert Your Eyes

‘Be all you can be in the land of the free fight for de-moc-racy, hold your head high   Theres money for school and the uniforms cool if you play by the rules you’ll be just fine   But avert … Continue reading

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The Herd

The herd is being led over here and over there watch out, they scare easily they see wolves all around crying for the shepherd who will never let them down but as the wolves starve the shepherd and his family … Continue reading

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Stones and Sticks

We’re sticking knives into the heart poking and prodding and twisting rusty old knives one by one and sometimes many all at once only they’re not knives but stones and sticks because we’re primitive with insatiable thirst and the blood … Continue reading

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