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Jim Bush is a 67 year old, Vietnam-era veteran, currently living in Texas. He was raised in a military family. His father received the Silver Star for directing troops while under air attack at Clark Field in the Phillipines, survived the Bataan Death March, and spent three and a half years in a Japanese POW camp. He also received the Purple Heart for wounds received while a  POW. Jim served as an army photographer in Okinawa and Korea. In 1987 he traveled to the war zones of Nicaragua with a veteran's group dedicated to stopping the Contra War.

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(384 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, September 14, 2010
911 Conspiracy, Who We Are, Where We Are At, And What We Must Do The 911 Conspiracy Theory, the dangerous place we are in, who we are, who we should be, where we are headed, and where we should be going.
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, June 17, 2006
Bullies Are Really Cowards
(35 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, April 29, 2010
The Right/Left Dichotomy Thoughts on the Right/Left dichotomy in the US.
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, November 8, 2008
Prop 8 And Christian Love About Gay marriage and the Christian religion in California.
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, September 18, 2008
An October Surprise? What I heard from a teenager.
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, August 30, 2008
The Loneliness of God, and the Meaning and Purpose of Love A Creation Story
(11 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, July 23, 2011
Time To Back Our President About the crisis we are in, and the crossroads where we are at.
(6 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, September 25, 2008
Maybe We Should Just Shoot... Shouldn't we?
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, October 7, 2008
A Dream About the ugly spector of hatred and racism raising it's head.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, September 27, 2008
Do You Get The Feeling? Re-visited I wrote this August 14, 2007.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, June 2, 2007
Who Will Get In The Crops? Why we can't win.
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, September 18, 2008
Here's Where We Stand, At The Crossroads Of History About where we're at.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, September 14, 2008
Here Comes Ike! IV We survived!
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, March 5, 2006
The Bodies Under The Floor
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, November 9, 2008
Prop 8 Gay Marriage in California.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, June 4, 2007
Our Boys And Girls, And Men And Women About our boys and girls and men and women in Iraq.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, August 10, 2006
The Upward Evolutionary Arc poem
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, September 7, 2008
The Son Of Cain Nationalism again.
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, August 8, 2008
It Doesn't Really Matter, To Anyone But Us Concerning our world and who it matters to.
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, August 20, 2008
Who Is A Real American? What Do We Really Hope For? And What Should Obama Do? Response to a self-proclaimed Ultra-conservative, statement about where we stand, and what, I think, Obama should do.
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, October 11, 2011
We Must Take And Carry The Torch Another call to action.
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, June 21, 2007
"They Can Love" On honoring or dishonoring life's gifts.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, May 30, 2007
What Do I Care? (Dedicated, in sympathy, to Cindy Sheehan) Caring about the war.
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, June 16, 2006
Will You Stand With Me?
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, November 3, 2008
Tidbits Around The Election From McCain Country The state of the election in a suburb of Houston.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, September 13, 2008
Here Comes Ike! III On the cusp of Cat 3.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, November 25, 2007
Noise bout noise.
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, July 4, 2006
In Congress, July 4, 1776
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, June 6, 2006
Haditha!
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, March 15, 2006
War Wounds
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, March 22, 2006
Start Now! (To the American People)
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, July 8, 2007
Diary 2050 ( Re-submitted for the 4th of July and Live Earth.) A story, a fantasy, a prophesy, of what could be.
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, March 15, 2006
A Dark Shadow
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, June 3, 2007
Tree Silhouettes About last chores.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, March 7, 2006
Osama, Where Are You?
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, September 12, 2008
Here Comes Ike! II Another dispatch from the hurricane zone.
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, December 5, 2006
Dispatch from: Katy, Texas The good Bush weighs in with another poem from the heartland.
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, March 11, 2006
Each Drop
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, May 12, 2006
They're Listening
(14 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, September 28, 2007
He's Not Coming Back
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, August 2, 2007
Today, I Hate About hate.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, June 7, 2007
It Is Finished (Dream 2) On the price we pay.
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, June 30, 2006
Nine Out Of Ten Casusalties Of War...
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, July 15, 2007
These Crimes (Re-visited) If the shoe fits.
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, March 18, 2006
How Does One Tell Them?
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, May 29, 2006
It's A Tight Squeeze
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, June 19, 2007
Peace Why work for peace?
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, March 5, 2006
I Joined Up!
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, May 17, 2007
Muqtada
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, April 26, 2008
We All Have Dreams About the election, the United States, and the state of the world.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, June 24, 2006
Ehren Watada -- Cowardice or Courage? I received this in response to an article I sent out about Ehren Watada. The army officer who has refused to ship-out to Iraq with his unit:
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, March 26, 2006
"ok" He's down in the corner of the room now There's blood and vomit running down the front of his T-shirt His boxer shorts are pulled down around his knees A urine puddle circles the area around his butt He's mumbling something about "This god damned war!"
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, July 19, 2007
Living In God's Image About who we are.
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, June 6, 2006
The Mass Production Of Fear
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, July 29, 2007
There Is No Bin Laden About the existance of Osama bin Laden.
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, June 8, 2007
I Open Up Today On ultimate destinations.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, June 18, 2007
Alone, Together On travel and destinations.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, May 22, 2008
We Are The Empire About arrogance and moral turpitude.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, April 20, 2007
I Walk Fine Walking
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, September 3, 2007
You May Not Understand Why (To the troops) A message.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, July 18, 2007
I Guess, I No Longer Hate Love On love, hate, and the war.
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, May 21, 2006
"All You Need Is Love"
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, April 12, 2006
"I Love You" To the victims and loved ones of 9/11.
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, July 18, 2006
Can You Feel It?
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, July 12, 2006
Beasts Of War Poem
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, January 1, 2008
2008 The new year.
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, May 3, 2006
The Jinn
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, March 12, 2006
How Many? a poem dedicated to peaceworker, Tom Fox, found murdered in Iraq.
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, March 5, 2006
In Some Amazing Way
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, July 5, 2006
Try Being Without Trying poem
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, March 5, 2006
The Truth Is Not Hidden Poetry
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, April 22, 2006
From A Mother's Heart Dedicated to Cindy Sheehan
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, February 18, 2006
These Crimes... Arts
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, May 16, 2008
The Antidote Is Obama! The antidote to our dilema.
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, July 12, 2007
King George About King George and Humpty Dumpty.
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, June 26, 2007
"It Just Is" God who?
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, June 24, 2006
Blindfold!
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, June 11, 2006
Just As Red
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, May 5, 2007
Young, Dumb, And Numb
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, September 27, 2007
Freedom Walkers And Freedom Talkers About freedom.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, July 30, 2007
There Is No George Bush On the existance of George Bush.
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, July 11, 2007
They Wouldn't Be Fighting At All On the stupidity of war.
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, May 21, 2006
I Bite The Bullet
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, April 16, 2006
A Gift
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, June 24, 2007
Crossroad Bridge #3 What can one do?
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, June 28, 2007
That Place Where Black Lips And Blue Sky Meet It's the same with every war.
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, July 17, 2007
Do You Think? Possibilites?
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, August 5, 2007
To The Nexus About the body politic.
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, July 25, 2006
One Bye One
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, April 14, 2006
We're Marching Now! a poem
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, July 20, 2008
Generation What? A response to Generation Kill, no matter what the show is trying to say, or not.
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, May 10, 2006
Howler Monkeys (To Allen Ginsberg)
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, August 14, 2007
Do You Get The Feeling? About feelings.
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, June 18, 2007
Blind Men, Jousting With Shadows About Blind Men,Jousting With Shadows.
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, July 11, 2007
Mythologies God, I hate mythologies.
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, July 22, 2007
The Shallow End The dark side of living in the suburbs of Houston.
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, April 9, 2007
A Bundle full of Death War casualties.
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, May 1, 2006
Thinking Out Loud
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, July 14, 2007
Pathetic Iraq War
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, June 26, 2007
I Stand In Solidarity (re-visited) We must come back to the simple truth: That Guantanamo Prison is a crime against humanity.
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, August 11, 2006
The Third Way
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, September 26, 2007
It Takes A Shit-load Of Compassion About what it takes.
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, September 30, 2007
In Five Years...A Whine (Another Kind Of Prediction)
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, May 2, 2006
The Power Of The Throne
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, April 21, 2006
The Suicide Bomber
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, February 28, 2008
A Young Black Man Concerning infatuation versus pragmatism.
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, March 22, 2006
Watch Yourself!
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, May 11, 2006
Time And War
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, June 9, 2008
Stuck In Stupid How to be Unstuck from Stupid.
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, April 19, 2006
Lo and Behold!
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, April 20, 2006
The Support Of Loved Ones
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, March 5, 2006
How Could Yeats Have Known?
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Response to a veteran... Just what are we fighting for? One does not relinquish one's moral obligations to humanity at large because of one's training or the orders one is given.
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, October 28, 2007
The Terror Is Us What Terror is.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, June 29, 2006
"That's It Then!"
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, July 14, 2006
Have We Failed...? poem
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, June 15, 2006
From That Cruel, Ugly, And Evil Place:
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, July 7, 2006
These Are The Ways To be
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, April 10, 2006
We Are The Base-line
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, May 5, 2006
Big Oil
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, May 29, 2007
Avantara On Memorial Day
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, March 20, 2006
Listen To The Sound a poem
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, March 29, 2006
Our Loaves And Fishes

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