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#10 The American Dream Book Tour & Protest Across the USA
by Mike Palecek


UNDISCLOSED LOCATION BETWEEN THE INTERSTATE & THE WOODS - I made it into Wisconsin this afternoon.

Slipped across the border in between a Fed Ex van and a white Ford pickup.

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Shhh. I think there might be Canadians in the hall.

If I am captured in Wisconsin I suspect I will be sent back to Minnesota - just as I was sent packing from Canada yesterday and deported to North Dakota - then no doubt, back to Iowa, where I will be tortured, without a doubt, by endless hours of being exposed to coffee chatter, country music, nine hours of Rush Limbaugh every day, and no minimum speed limit.

I can't go back to Iowa. I won't.

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I won't be taken alive.

Shhhh.

The next time I go back to Iowa, it's for life.

I can't do that kind of time.

Shhh!

Somewhere around two o'clock this afternoon, driving south on Highway 53 out of Duluth, headed for Eau Claire, I saw a bald eagle in the ditch, sitting on a deer carcass.

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I hate road kill. That's one of the worst things about driving so much, seeing all the dead animals.

In Kansas I saw a couple of coyotes.

In Nebraska I saw deer waiting on the shoulder for cars and trucks to jump in front of, just to get it over with. In Iowa, I saw raccoons getting nudged by cars driven by elderly couples and staring down the white hairs with angry scowls.

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