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let Them Eat Pretzels (english)
19 Mar 2003
Is it still American to critiicze our Gov't? An article about recent antipathy towards a country that made the American Revolution possible, and their salty response.
Is it still American to critiicze our Gov't? An article about recent antipathy towards a country that made the American Revolution possible, and their salty response.
Let Them Eat Pretzels(orig pub PhillyIMC)
pretzels are famous in Philadelphia, the world famous city of brotherly love. we make them large and soft; maybe if Dubya had had one of our world famous salty mouthwatering soft delicacies he might not have choked like a friggin doorknob.

But Philadelphia also has the distinction of being the ORIGINAL capital of the united states of america.

there is a big racist element in this country. even my ceramic bust of jesus is bone white. but americans have forgotten that without France our revolution would have been a failure: we'd all be speaking English now -- oh wait --

anyway, the City of Brotherly Love was the original capital of this embittered nation. the conservative recist element has stolen the reins almost completely:

but SOME OF US who are more rational still know that france is a wonderful place of intellect art taste and culture. and i KNOW that the Paris Resistance was real. we need that energy even more now. and i will instead of telling you why, ask anyone to go to and enter


and read it deeply and after your horror subsides, tell friends in any country. The word must be spread cause the Bush family has been cahoots with the Thyssen combine of Nazi millionaires for DECADES. that being said vive la france. vive liberte egalite demcracie. and i want to weep as a write this. (and send him the HARD TUFF PRETZELS from HANOVER PA. they are made by pennsylvania dutch and real hard to swallow)

god bless france. I say this because i know from history that the Frence who desired freedom from Monarchist tyranny helped the American Revolution on land and in the water. And yet now in DC there has sprung up a negative line of anti-frenceh rhetoric that is just more statist nationalism. people "swallow" it because of the deep efficacy of the Washington propaganda machine, its deep abilities to condition minds and twist truth to suit a bellicose agenda.

and something must be done to balance this trend of nationalist hatred. We have become a nation very easily manipulated by a government policy of selective half truths. Key gag rules that effect the national media assist this trend of subtle and occasionally overt deception.

Enter The humorour website depics a plan to send many pretzels to the White House as a gesture of--well aside from humor, what could be the point? Perhaps the french with their legendary taste and humor are trying to pint out something to us. But are the French the enemies of America?

Perhaps they are. But perhaps not--perhaps, perhaps...there are more dangerous enemies of real american values at 1600 Pensylvania Avenue, sleeping comfortably as i write thie but determined to wake up early and continue to decieve and mislead the American People.

"We think that to oppose war is not to be against the American people, but simply against the politics of the Bush administration," the website says.

After the fainting incident, Bush lamented not heeding his mother's advice to chew pretzels before swallowing and his wife Laura joked he was now "practising safe snacks". how nicely they joke while children and noncombatants prepare fearfully to die for the American way of life! Guilty feelings are negligible as tools of activism. Awareness and a sense of humor, on the other hand, can be inestimable in effect.
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