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What Will The Left Do About The Continuation Of The Iraq War?

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We are going to find out. I like the name for it already: "The Great Disruption." It's nicer than saying "The Crash," which of course is actually what it's going to be. Millions on millions on tens of, hundreds of, millions are going to die from lack of water. With global warming, cities are going to find their fresh water systems inundated and overwhelmed. Japan already knows about this.

We can yet mitigate the effects. So I, as a Leftist World Survivalist (there are no rightist world-survivalists, they could give a rat's patootie  whether the world lives a year or a century), am going to continue to put my pen to work, and physically put my body in the way where I see that either might accomplish aught.

How many of you have ever heard and watched when a piece of metal gets in the way of an unyielding machine? When I was sawmilling, on two occasions when I was there, we were sawing a big ol' log, big pine or oak, and with no warning the log-- certainly a ton or more of wood-- bucked right back off the saw carriage, the engine went into redline mode-- it hurt to hear the noise it was making-- pieces of saw teeth, suddenly deadly shrapnel, tore holes in the galvanized roof above the saw line, and everyone was in emergency mode.

I immediately got the engine shut down, but the saw was useless. We had tried to saw through a civil war minie ball. I AM a wrench in the machine, y'all. I will snarl up the works until they crush me, or someone has to come remove my bent but unbroken butt.

Keep them wrenches and sabots coming, folks!


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My name is William Perkins Homans the third, but probably more people know me as the bluesman (and artist) Watermelon Slim.

I've been in the fight against war, fascism, injustice and inhumanity for 47 years. I was at MayDay, 1971, and at the moratorium March the week before. I was one of the leaders of the Great New Jersey (more...)
 

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