Showing posts from February 26, 2006


A little boy was fitted with new legs, toys, he thought, that needn't winding- click, click, click…Boom!
Two little girls, sisters lowered to their nest, youth stolen, like their dear mother in June- click, click, click…Boom!

2,292 troops hunkered down for eternity defending country from phantom weaponry- click, click, click…Boom! 205 coalition forces snuffed out so soon defending ghosts wrapped in patriot cloak- click, click, click…Boom!

You say Bush rarely makes the safe choice, with that, dear friends, I’ll not disagree- click, click, click…Boom! Ask the 16,906 US troops wounded in action! if you could but ask the 50,000 dead Iraqi!- click, click, click…Boom!

Do you honestly think George Bush is a hero? That you’re safer for his killing an erroneous foe?- click, click, click…Boom! Shore up the troops not self-annihilation, democracy dream jumbled in civil war gestation- click, click, click…

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