Friday, May 13, 2011
Still timely after all these years
(This is the ninth time I’ve run some variation of this post..the first time in nearly two years.)
“In the middle of the road/You see the darnedest things.
Like fat cats driving around in jeeps through the city,
Wearing big diamond rings and silk suits.
Past corrugated tin shacks holed up with kids and
Man, I don’t mean a Hampstead nursery.
But when you own a big chunk of the bloody Third World,
babies just come with the scenery.”
("Middle of the Road,” )
sez: “There’s one more kid/That will never go to school/Never get to fall in love/Never get to be cool.”
Voltaire sez: “No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.”
Nigerian Proverb: “Not to know is bad. Not to wish to know is worse.”
The Pope of Hope sez: “We will not apologize for our way of life, nor will we waver in its defense.”
Howard Zinn sez: “I wonder how the foreign policies of the United States would look if we wiped out the national boundaries of the world, at least in our minds, and thought of all children everywhere as our own.”
Ward Churchill sez: "Stop killing our kids, if you want your own to be safe."
Another of my recent photos:
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