Someone Take The Wheel
9.10.2004
  Powell Slams Bush

"The policies determining who would be drafted and who
would be deferred, who would serve and who would
escape, who would die and who would live, were an
anti-democratic disgrace. . . I am angry that so many
sons of the powerful and well-placed. . . managed to
wangle slots in Reserve and National Guard units.
Of
the many tragedies of Vietnam, this raw class
discrimination strikes me as the most damaging to the
ideal that all Americans are created equal and owe
equal allegiance to our country
."

from "My American Journey," Colin Powell's 1995 memoir

Thanks to Faun Otter who said: "Thanks to MCM for the heads up on that quote." 
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Rip out the table
we need room to move
in a life unstable
you're so easily amused
anywhere you hang
yourself is home
throw in a tape, fix the tone

The windows are dirty let's hope it rains
add another newspaper
something to do with my change
I see we're fighting again
In some fucking land
throw in another tape man

Someone take the wheel
and I don't know where we're going
anybody say what you feel
everybody's sad, but nobody's showing

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