Progressive Poetry: 'Syria'

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It’s Time to Stop America’s Wars and Take Back Democracy

What if I told you that, with the help of the mainstream media, we have been kept distracted with Clinton’s servers and Trump’s groping to keep us from being aware that our government has been funding the death of innocent civilians in the Middle East? It’s nothing new. Killing people is what we do. Perpetual war is good for the economy — or more specifically, for the few elites who make obscene amounts of money from the United States War Machine.