Writing Checks the Whole World Pays

My cousin should be able to head out of Afghanistan soon, possibly this month. And God willing he won’t leave accompanied by one of the many photos over the years that have appeared in mourning editions all over the world. God bless us all.

Pearl Jam – “World Wide Suicide”:

Hundreds of billions on wars and imaginary credit. Whoa, ain’t it hard? Here are some friends and acquaintances of mine in Iraq Veterans Against the War putting their best spin on Woody Guthrie’s “Blowin’ Down this Road (I ain’t Gonna be Treated this Way)”:

Since the sound and video quality on that last one is pretty poor, here’s an original Woody Guthrie recording of the same song:

Finally Uncle Tupelo taking us to our home in Heaven, where there’s “No Depression”:

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