in spite of everyone's hopes obama is just another hawk. we are not defending our country. we are attacking other countries.
the more agendas involved, the further from the truth we stray.
there's no conscience in war. it's so easy to dismiss the damage.
what do we have to choose from. a doddering ex-prisoner-of-war or a 'people's choice' for the sake of 'change' (when did a man ever engineer a 'change'?).
i painted this when i was 15. i call it 'progress', or protest. war is mechanical, manmade scourge. (like nature doesn't present enough debacles to humble us.)
do no harm. what if that armless child were your son?