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THIS WEEK IN WAR BASEBALL (war is supposed to be crossed out; wheres strke thru text?)

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THIS WEEK IN WAR BASEBALL (war is supposed to be crossed out; wheres strke thru text?)

Congress is bitching again, trying to make it look like they’re doing something.
But they don’t give a damn; career politicians know it’s a scam.
But do they know this is real? And realize the power they wield?
I don’t think they care that they’re shipping kids to battlefields for a war without reasons.
And the media doesn’t care or dare to ask questions that should be hanging in the air.
Who cares…..? whatever sells more advertising time.
And is george bush high? We should probably get him tested.
Neh never mind…. Instead let’s try to get steroids out of baseball, cameras out of 
football, fixes out of Bball, yeah just ignore this week at war and flip it over to sports center.


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  1. Date: 7/12/2009 2:34:00 PM
    Can you soup mail me what you mean by (war is supposed to be.....where's the strike through text?) Thanks lots for the very true verse. light & Love

  1. Date: 4/26/2009 12:04:00 AM
    this is awesome!!! finally a poet who is interested in something besides love and tulips. well done

  1. Date: 4/21/2009 8:12:00 AM
    Congrats Dave on your lyric being featured. Vince

  1. Date: 4/21/2009 1:01:00 AM
    If our Governments/politicians appear to be taking no notice on major issues, it makes it difficult for the country to see its importance.This said, I'm not saying it isn't important what's going on in the fields, because it is greatly so and in my opinnion our boys should not be there at all. Congratulations on this piece being featured this week, kindest thoughts, Anna-Marie.

  1. Date: 4/20/2009 8:48:00 PM
    Dave, Congrats on having your poem featured!

  1. Date: 4/20/2009 8:13:00 PM
    Hello, congratulations on your featured poem. MIne is also featured this week. Keep on sharing my friend. Ernilando

  1. Date: 4/20/2009 7:17:00 PM
    Congrautulations on being featuered...

  1. Date: 4/20/2009 3:44:00 PM
    Congrats Dave on your featured write of the week! Love, Shar

  1. Date: 4/20/2009 2:40:00 PM
    "Take me out to the ball game...as American as apple pie..." Nice write. It captures the idea that even though there are a lot of important issues before us, it is all too easy just to sit back and ignore...Seems most of us feel helpless to do anything about it anyway...Am I close? God bless you. Congratulations on your being featured this week... Always, Dane

  1. Date: 4/20/2009 9:13:00 AM
    Welcome to PoetrySoup, Dave and keep on stirring it up .... smile ... congratulations on your writing being selected to be a feature this week!!

  1. Date: 4/20/2009 4:29:00 AM
    Congrats to you, Dave, on your poem being featured this week! Cheers, Ernesto

  1. Date: 4/19/2009 10:23:00 PM
    Dave, nice work and congrats on your feature...Raul

  1. Date: 4/19/2009 11:48:00 AM
    Dave - Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week, God Bless, mj