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Raging Pencils by
Mike "Lefty" Stanfill
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Back At The Oasis...
of the many things our military did after invading
Iraq was to begin systematically mowing down
centuries-old date palm groves. Their reasoning
was that "Terr'ist varmints is-a hidin'
Yes, we fought a war against trees.
I just found out today that the Bible, Deuteronomy
20:20 in fact, says to not cut down fruit
trees during war.
It's one of the few things in the Bibble which
I therefore leave you to ponder
the hypocrisy of our middle-eastern "crusade".
Speaking of people going hungry, have I
mentioned the fact that 17 million American children don't
I have? Well, it's true.
Local food pantrys help stem the tide of hunger but the
current recession is stripping them bare, so in this season
of charity and goodwill please consider donating what you
can. Every little bit helps.
Harvest/Feeding America and
they'll tell you all you need to know.
Raging Pencils salutes the
Mystery Readers of
you are, thanks for
reading my lusty
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Caption: Grandma had vanishd, they knew not where.
Until Dolly checked the Tupperware.