[HCCN] Fwd: a poem The Electoral Debacle

Judy_Robbins Judy at RobbinsAndRobbins.com
Fri Nov 7 18:21:15 EST 2014



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> From: "Global Network" <globalnet at mindspring.com>
> Subject: The Electoral Debacle 
> Date: November 5, 2014 at 1:17:06 PM EST
> To: "Peaceworks" <peaceworks at lists.riseup.net>
> Reply-To: "Global Network" <globalnet at mindspring.com>
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> The Electoral Debacle
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> My first vote
> '72 for McGovern
> he lost big
> 49 states
> went for 
> trickie Dick
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> It's been downhill
> since that
> sad night
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> Last night's
> election returns
> one more
> sled ride 
> into the land
> of Velveeta
> and
> endless war
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> The oligarchy
> knows how
> to spin the people
> warp their minds
> create false anger
> and outrage
> that benefits
> the corporate agenda
> people vote
> against their
> own interests
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> I've learned
> not to put
> all my hopes
> in the ballot box
> or the rigged
> voting machine
> I lived in Florida
> during days of
> hanging chads
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> My salvation
> is the sidewalk
> holding my sign 
> sucking exhaust
> from passing
> monster trucks
> driven by workers
> who vote for
> three-piece suit
> version of fascism
> the wedding of
> corporations
> and government
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> Nixon impeached
> after his big victory
> the truth always
> visible
> from the edge
> of the curb
> on an American
> street
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> Bruce K. Gagnon
> Coordinator
> Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space
> PO Box 652
> Brunswick, ME 04011
> (207) 443-9502
> http://www.space4peace.org  
> http://space4peace.blogspot.com  (blog)
> 
> Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth. - Henry David Thoreau

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