Tag Archives: Yemen

30 People

last week it was 29 people, 29 civilians. Today? 30 people, 30 civilians slaughtered by our dear friends the Saudis using the sticks and stones that we gave them to commit war crimes.   These Saudi airstrikes using American and … Continue reading

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Purgatory

I had a dream last night and in the dream, I woke up and I didn’t know where I was. There was nothing leading up to it, I just woke up in a strange place. Before too long, based on … Continue reading

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29 People

According to Merriam-Webster, the definition of terrorism is “The use of violent acts to frighten the people in an area as a way of trying to achieve a political goal.”   29 people were killed today in a terrorist attack. … Continue reading

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58 People

58 people have died today 58 people have gone away 58 people and now you pray for Las Vegas.   58 people have died today in Las Vegas but it’s everyday in Iraq and it’s everyday in Afghanistan don’t you … Continue reading

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American Folklore

comfortable in our living rooms, on our sofas with our coffee tables in our houses and our condos and our apartments and our dorm rooms with our beer bottles and our wine glasses and our pain pills and our anti-anxiety … Continue reading

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Gone

Youth                 gone friends               gone family                gone sanity                 gone religion              gone hope                   gone dreams              gone patience            gone fear                    gone anger                 gone hatred               gone towers               gone smoke               gone 16                      years gone.                It seems              as though            the only                 thing left                   is war.

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Collateral Death

if you kill me and my family and friends and neighbors I won’t care if you do it with chemical weapons, or if you do it with biological weapons, or if you do it with nuclear weapons, I won’t care … Continue reading

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