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Minstrel Boy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-11-04 08:35 PM
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12. Forget a gun. I want a rocket launcher.
Here comes the helicopter -- second time today
Everybody scatters and hopes it goes away
How many kids they've murdered only God can say
If I had a rocket launcher...I'd make somebody pay

I don't believe in guarded borders and I don't believe in hate
I don't believe in generals or their stinking torture states
And when I talk with the survivors of things too sickening to relate
If I had a rocket launcher...I would retaliate

On the Rio Lacantun, one hundred thousand wait
To fall down from starvation -- or some less humane fate
Cry for guatemala, with a corpse in every gate
If I had a rocket launcher...I would not hesitate

I want to raise every voice -- at least I've got to try
Every time I think about it water rises to my eyes.
Situation desperate, echoes of the victims cry
If I had a rocket launcher...Some son of a bitch would die

- Bruce Cockburn

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  -I think it's time to buy a gun! kaiso  Jul-11-04 08:12 PM   #0 
  - I'm in the process of writing a book ...  Citizen Daryl   Jul-11-04 08:16 PM   #1 
  - I was once very anti-gun....  TrustingDog   Jul-11-04 08:23 PM   #3 
  - Anytime's a good time to buy a gun.  PragMantisT   Jul-11-04 08:21 PM   # 
  - No new date is necessary  Submariner   Jul-11-04 08:21 PM   #2 
  - That's right.  BullGooseLoony   Jul-11-04 08:28 PM   #7 
  - Shouldn't this be in J/PS?  mac56   Jul-11-04 08:24 PM   #4 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-11-04 08:25 PM   #5 
  - I am not sure  The Doctor   Jul-11-04 08:27 PM   #6 
     - They won't, not for long  Warpy   Jul-11-04 08:36 PM   #13 
  - If I wasn't such a klutz  Ducks In A Row   Jul-11-04 08:29 PM   #8 
  - it may be a bit dated but check it out if your are paranoid enough  banana republican   Jul-11-04 08:34 PM   #9 
  - um, that link tells how to make a bomb. several kinds of them.  taxidriver   Jul-11-04 08:48 PM   #15 
  - Well, if you live in NJ  LARED   Jul-11-04 08:35 PM   #10 
  - If Bush wins or the elections are canceled get ready for anarchy  TheDonkey   Jul-11-04 08:35 PM   #11 
  - Forget a gun. I want a rocket launcher.  Minstrel Boy   Jul-11-04 08:35 PM   #12 
  - its funny, i just went to the store to buy a new Ruger .357 today. I felt  taxidriver   Jul-11-04 08:46 PM   #14 
  - A one week limit is a bad idea  tridim   Jul-11-04 09:00 PM   #16 

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