Tag Archives: Yemen

The Poppies Are Everywhere

Marx called religion the opium of the masses but we pray to Gods of war and the poppies are everywhere and we pretend to remember (and care) and we feel so much better now and we won’t dare question the … Continue reading

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The House of Fraud

it’s out of mind and out of sight and out of context and out of gasoline and out of line and out of time must wake now from the dream
who killed the messenger,
who cut the date palms down who tamed the shrew, who trained the crew who turned the planes around Continue reading

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Don’t Be A Doctor

Don’t be a doctor, or a medic. That’s the message we are hearing loud and clear. Well, at least don’t be a doctor for the oppressed, don’t be a medic while living under occupation, kid, choose another profession don’t be … Continue reading

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Never Forget (Doctors Without Borders)

I have long been disgusted to be an American but I am now officially disgusted to be a human being, the worst, most destructive, barbaric and cannibalistic species on the planet as I hear the news that yet again YET … Continue reading

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FIRE

Smoke signals have been rising    Hiroshima for some time now.    Nagasaki We ignore the smoke    Korea but there it is    Guatemala as plain as day    Laos but we relax    Vietnam when we hear    … Continue reading

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Walk Away From The Table

The dictionary definition of Cannibalism is: n. 1. The act of eating human flesh or the flesh of one’s own kind. 2. Savage and inhuman cruelty.   We are cannibals. Our pastime is cannibalism. We feed on the flesh of … Continue reading

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Remembering Dr. King 50 Years Later

“A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death” On April 4th, 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. publicly spoke out against the war in … Continue reading

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