Happy birthday to the Prince of Pe… ummm… you know the rest

The T.V. is loaded every commercial break with a “Support the Troops” marketing campaign, this time using the offensive Massive Selling Through Guilt-trip that is the modern “Christmas”. Soldiers waving to their families, Santa bringing a soldier home to his children for Christmas, yeah…
And ALWAYS, without fail, the Drum-beats of War, a War deliberately started and managed to benefit the same Corporate BiggPiggs who market the birth of an Anti-Capitalist Middle Eastern religious leader, who would be languishing in Guantanamo or BaghramAFB dungeons if He preached the same message in the Modern Middle East…. Or Colorado Springs…
Always being sure to promote the LIE that the soldiers are “fighting for Freedom”, “Freedom isn’t Free” “Serving our Reich” whatever…

I heard the belIs on Christmas Day
Their old familiar carols play.
And wild and sweet the words repeat
Of Peace on earth, good will to men.

I thought how as the day had come
The belfries of all Christendom
Had rolled along the unbroken song
Of Peace on earth, good will to men.

And in despair, I bowed my head:
‘There is no peace on earth,’ I said,
‘For hate is strong and mocks the song,
Of Peace on earth, good will to men.’

Then pealed the beIls more loud and deep;
‘God is not dead, nor doth He sleep;
The wrong shall fail, the right prevail,
With Peace on earth, good will to men’.

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Brother Jonah

About Brother Jonah

Recovering Texan. Christian while and at the same time Anarchist. (like Tolstoy only without the beard, for now) Constantly on the lookout for things which have relevance to things I already know. Autistic. Proud to be Ex- air force. Out of the killing machine for 27 years 4 months and 5 days woohoo!
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