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Not fair? I don't agree, but bluntly I don't give a shit.

Because it is true.

Here is/are the face/s of the war.



A closer look here.

via the poor man

Did you know that Our Fearless Leader was on vacation this week?
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From: diva_stardust Date: April 8th, 2004 12:33 am (UTC) (linkie thing)
That is just chilling.

I'm really glad you posted this.
5h4wn From: 5h4wn Date: April 8th, 2004 04:13 am (UTC) (linkie thing)
Agreed. Not fair, a little cheapening of the dead soldiers but that doesn't make it not true.
From: ytima Date: April 8th, 2004 04:21 am (UTC) (linkie thing)
very true and very sad.

amazing art.
zenmonkeykstop From: zenmonkeykstop Date: April 8th, 2004 06:35 am (UTC) (linkie thing)
Probably get better resolution if you used the civilian casualties.
From: (Anonymous) Date: April 8th, 2004 10:37 am (UTC) (linkie thing)

I dunno . . . .

. . . higher resolution would mean devoting more bandwidth than Bush really deserves.

Stefan
From: (Anonymous) Date: April 8th, 2004 07:24 am (UTC) (linkie thing)
I would love to have this as a poster. People everywhere need to see this.

Marie
From: (Anonymous) Date: April 8th, 2004 07:00 pm (UTC) (linkie thing)
You took the words right out of my mouth. This should be printed and disseminated everywhere. I'd put it in my front window, in my car window (rear side, anyways), I'd make it a sign for the sure-to-be-increasing peace marches.

Who can do this?
roomsandgardens From: roomsandgardens Date: April 8th, 2004 07:32 am (UTC) (linkie thing)
That man's face isn't the most pleasant thing to see first thing in the morning.
But fantastic job anyway.
From: (Anonymous) Date: April 8th, 2004 09:16 am (UTC) (linkie thing)

Yeah, but it's a WORKING vacation . . .

. . . the president's advisors ride out to meet him at least once a day to tell him what he's authorized to know.

Stefan
From: (Anonymous) Date: April 8th, 2004 10:39 am (UTC) (linkie thing)
Bluntly there are costs of freedom.
jmhm From: jmhm Date: April 8th, 2004 11:03 am (UTC) (linkie thing)
Bluntly these men and women did not die for freedom. Thats what they fought for. What they died for was the hubris of a bunch of people who made good and sure they would never have to fight themselves, who thought they were too clever to have to do due diligence before sending what were clearly less valuable americans to die.

They were factchecked at every step by people who knew what the soldiers would be facing. They fired them.
shelleybear From: shelleybear Date: April 8th, 2004 12:55 pm (UTC) (linkie thing)
For those of you who want to mass-distribute this as a black and white photo, I have dithered the image and will email it to you at your request.
It is even more stark and effective when grey-scaled, and I'll even put a large banner across the top that says "Criminal" or "Murderer".
Your choice.
The customer is always right!
From: (Anonymous) Date: April 8th, 2004 03:13 pm (UTC) (linkie thing)
There are more choices than "Criminal" and "Murderer". That's the whole frickin' point of the collage.
From: (Anonymous) Date: April 8th, 2004 05:41 pm (UTC) (linkie thing)
920 pictures. I see one soldier's picture 3 times. Very minor point. That's normal for this kind of graphic.
From: (Anonymous) Date: April 8th, 2004 10:17 pm (UTC) (linkie thing)

920 Pictures

It seems to me, that it will take only a short time at the rate of escalation to get to 920 photos. The point of this work is to stop the killing before we get a 1 to 1 ratio to create this type of image!
Why should this many of our soldiers have to die, along with 14 fold Iraqi civilians simply to provide a platform for the subject of the art to be re-elected?

From: (Anonymous) Date: April 10th, 2004 04:30 am (UTC) (linkie thing)

poster

Would love to have a black and white of this to make into a poster or larger print. Per your kind offer, would you send to me? Thank you.

vpopera@aol.com

67dr75a
jmhm From: jmhm Date: April 10th, 2004 05:42 am (UTC) (linkie thing)
Please, before distributing this, talk to the artist (link at the_poorman)
From: (Anonymous) Date: April 10th, 2004 03:07 pm (UTC) (linkie thing)

"first, talk to the artist"

It looks like someone ELSE has offered your work. If so, what are YOUR wishes. Sallybutterfly52
jmhm From: jmhm Date: April 10th, 2004 11:13 pm (UTC) (linkie thing)

Re: "first, talk to the artist"

Ok, if you follow the link to the poor man, where I got it, it tells you that the art was produced by amleft@hotmail.com

That is who you need to contact for permission to use this art.

As it said in the post, I did not produce it.
From: (Anonymous) Date: April 10th, 2004 07:52 am (UTC) (linkie thing)
Please send to elgee77@hotmail.com Thanx
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