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Friendly Fire

Posted by Rick · July 30th, 2005 · 2 Comments

The United States military fires off so many bullets that they’ve been forced to try to find a more “eco-friendly” way to do it. It seems that conventional bullets pollute the water table.

Not surprisingly — when you consider the hatred the current Administration has for science — the first attempt has only made things worse. Turns out their theories regarding the use of tungsten instead of lead were wrong. Tungsten actually helps lead seep into the water table faster.

But here’s a novel idea: What if we just didn’t start so many illegal and unnecessary wars? After all, so far the only people to benefit have been oil companies.

And that doesn’t even keep the price of gasoline under control.

Anyone remember what the price of a gallon of gasoline was before the Oil President took office? Hint: Prices have almost doubled since January 2000. (Is that in spite of — or because of — the fact that the Bush Administration has filled key positions with recruits from the energy industry?)

At any rate, while our christian President is killing more of our kids and depleting our military reserves, the aftermath of all the bullets leaching into the soil promises to keep his legacy — if not any ordinary people — alive for decades to come.

It’s not really surprising that Americans are unable to appreciate the trouble Bush has wrought upon us. The “christian” right was duped by the homophonic nature of the Bush Family Motto: “The family that preys together, stays together.”

Categories: The War President


2 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Diana // Aug 2, 2005 at 12:13 pm

    Very interesting. Did not know about the bullets. Makes perfect sense, and it figures this administration would screw things up further rather than fix.

    I’m thinking that this was also not a slip of the key?

    Bush Family Motto: “The family that preys together, stays together.”

  • 2 Rick Horowitz // Aug 2, 2005 at 12:34 pm

    It was not a slip of the key.

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