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Good for www.salvationinc.org: BLOW UP YOUR T.V. 04.Apr.2004 15:23

politics as possible

John Prine's "Spanish Pipedream" aka "Blow Up Your T.V." ---

She was a level-headed dancer on the road to alcohol
And i was just a soldier on my way to montreal
Well she pressed her chest against me
About the time the juke box broke
Yeah, she gave me a peck on the back of the neck
And these are the words she spoke

Chorus:
Blow up your t.v. throw away your paper
Go to the country, build you a home
Plant a little garden, eat a lot of peaches
Try an find jesus on your own

Well, i sat there at the table and i acted real naive
For i knew that topless lady had something up her sleeve
Well, she danced around the bar room and she did the hoochy-coo
Yeah she sang her song all night long, tellin' me what to do

Repeat chorus:
Blow up your t.v. throw away your paper
Go to the country, build you a home
Plant a little garden, eat a lot of peaches
Try an find jesus on your own

Well, i was young and hungry and about to leave that place
When just as i was leavin', well she looked me in the face
I said "you must know the answer."
"she said, "no but i'll give it a try."
And to this very day we've been livin' our way
And here is the reason why

We blew up our t.v. threw away our paper
Went to the country, built us a home
Had a lot of children, fed 'em on peaches
They all found jesus on their own

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moving to the country and having a bunch 04.Apr.2004 16:57

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of kids and becoming apolitical hardly seems like the responsible thing to do. It may make your OWN life better, but doesn't help the captives in our society to become free--that requires direct intervention.

So 04.Apr.2004 18:28

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blow up their tvs.

at least John Prine got it right about blowing up the t.v. 04.Apr.2004 19:59

on-line research

And don't worry --- in recently posted "Indymedia Takes Over Your TV" ("Portland Indymedia News invades the airwaves")
by IMCista, about Indymedia going into television starting tonight at 10:30pm on channel 22 --- "If you've trashed your evil box or don't have cable, fear not, Indymedia news will soon be available for download online. " So maybe don't blow up your computer and maybe keep your hook-up.