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Wanna bring peace to the Middle East? Get the Burning Man crew on the job!

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Let's dump the Bush bureaucracy. Whether by accident or on purpose, everything they touch falls apart. In the last six years, they haven't done one single thing to make America freer, more prosperous, more moral or even more safe. That's inefficiency!

Let's impeach the Bush losers and bring in a team of guys who know what they are doing -- the folks who bring us "Burning Man" every year.

Every year in September, these guys turn the Nevada desert into paradise. They can turn the deserts of the Middle East into paradise too. What's their secret? They CREATE instead of DESTROY. Is this such a difficult concept to grasp that it is totally beyond the Bush bureaucracy's mentality to even imagine? Duh, yeah.

America needs to learn how to use fire to create and inspire -- not just to burn stuff down and blow stuff up. There's a BIG difference between creating a powerful sculpture under the stars of the Nevada desert and setting it afire in the name of peace and creativity and art -- and what is happening in places like Gaza, Afghanistan, Lebanon and Iraq. Pouring napalm on a five-year-old in Fallugah and watching it writhe in agony before it dies miserably in front of its mother's eyes or constantly bombarding the homes of innocent civilians in Beirut with thousands of TONS of missiles and bombs or setting a young girl on fire in some Iraqi village in order to cover up that she has been brutally raped by American soldiers? There's a big difference all right. Duh, yeah.

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The Bush bureaucrats are destroyers. The Burning Man folks are creators. Who would you rather have running YOUR show?

PS: The apartment complex where I live is in the middle of a MAJOR rehab project. Just to keep the roofs from leaking and to bring the place up to code will cost six million dollars. Imagine how much more it will cost to re-build the inestimable numbers of buildings, shops and homes in Afghanistan, Iraq, Beirut, Haifa (yes, I said Haifa. What goes around comes around) and Gaza that the Bush bureaucracy and their cronies have destroyed. It will take generations to even begin to re-do the rabid destruction they have committed in just six short years. The mind boggles.

PPS: Here's a typical "conservative" radio talk show host quote: "Let's go over there and bomb 'em all to bits!" You may feel that way now, buddy, but will you still feel that way if someone retaliates and bombs YOU to bits too? I think not.

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Bush's indiscriminate bombing spree is not making ANY of us safe -- and especially not Israel. Nope. Hiring the Burning Man crew is the only way out of this mess. And if the Burning Man crew was put in charge of fixing our shabby sorry failed Middle East foreign policy, even the most blood-thirsty neo-con "bring it on" lunatic in America would love it! All those macho adrenolin-rush fireworks? They'd be in hog heaven -- even if no one got hurt. And the Muslims would like it too. And so would the Jews.

 

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Stillwater is a freelance writer who hates injustice and corruption in any form but especially injustice and corruption paid for by American taxpayers. She has recently published a book entitled, "Bring Your Own Flak Jacket: Helpful Tips For Touring (more...)
 

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