Jim Trainer

In Uncategorized on March 19, 2013 at 4:23 pm

I wrote this 6 years ago, on the 4th Anniversary of the U.S.’ Invasion of Iraq, for the Philadelphia IMC’s Wire. There is still so much work to be done.

Best,
Jim Trainer

Going for the Throat

reprinted from the Philadelphia IMC Wire March 2007

a dark wind blows
the government is corrupt.
And we’re on so many drugs
With the radio on and the curtains drawnDead Flag Blues
GODSPEEDYOUBLACKEMPEROR

4 years and over 3000 Americans dead. 7 as recently as Sunday.
What have we learned?
I have learned to be increasingly apathetic and accept when the man on my TV tells me that this is a great band.
It got too weird for one of the greatest intelligences of our time in the last four years. Dr. Hunter Stockton Thompson checked out on February 20, 2004, killed by a self inflicted gunshot wound to the head.
We’ve seen the country go from ignorant (RED) and jaded (BLUE) to unanimous in opposition to this “war”.
The fact is our standard of living and our quality of life will remain unchanged and will not improve no…

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