Twagire Amahoro

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“The U.S. has exercised a quite clinical manipulation of power worldwide while masquerading as a force for universal good.  It’s a brilliant, even witty, highly successful act of hypnosis… Brutal, indifferent, scornful and ruthless it may be, but it is also very clever.” (Harold Pinter, 2005 Noble Peace Prize)

 Let’s make America

Great again

Count our blessings as we

Lose our friends

Winning hearts and

Winning minds

Compassionate diplomacy takes

Too much time

 

Time is a luxury that

We do not have

Time is money

Money is power

We have both because we don’t have

Time

 

Let’s make America

Great again

Count our blessings

We don’t need friends

 

Exceptional

Exceptional

August 6, 1945

August 9, 1945

Hiroshima

Nagasaki

We’re the only ones

We’re the only ones

7,300

Bombers, missiles, submarines

One trillion more dollars

30 more years

We’re the only ones

 

Exceptional

Exceptional

439 strikes

4,700 dead, gone

7,500 drones

13 years of terror

4 billion dollars each

We’re the only ones

We’re the only ones

 

Exceptional

Exceptional

80 coups

Since 1953

Iran (1953); Guatemala(1954); Thailand (1957); Laos (1958-60); the Congo (1960); Turkey (1960, 1971 & 1980); Ecuador (1961 & 1963); South Vietnam (1963); Brazil (1964); the Dominican Republic (1963); Argentina (1963); Honduras (1963 & 2009); Iraq (1963 & 2003); Bolivia (1964, 1971 & 1980); Indonesia (1965); Ghana (1966); Greece (1967); Panama (1968 & 1989); Cambodia (1970); Chile (1973); Bangladesh (1975); Pakistan (1977); Grenada (1983); Mauritania (1984); Guinea (1984); Burkina Faso (1987); Paraguay (1989); Haiti (1991 & 2004); Russia (1993); Uganda (1996);and Libya (2011)

Repression, extrajudicial executions, torture, corruption….

Democracy?

We’re the only ones

We’re the only ones

 

Exceptional

Exceptional

88 cents on the dollar

No maternity leave

Us and Papua New Guinea

We’re the only ones

We’re the only ones

 

 

Exceptional

Exceptional

World’s largest jailer

Incarcerated, 1 in 110

5% of her people, 20% of her prisoners

8 times more likely if you’re black

Alabama, disenfranchised

Permenantly

40% of black males

Casualties of our war on drugs

A genocide against our brothers

Sisters, darker than us

We’re the only ones

We’re the only ones

 

Build a wall and make them pay

Lest others intrude on our illusion

Pseudodemocratic delusions

American dreamers

Exceptional

Exceptional

Let’s make America

Great again

Count our blessings as we

Mourn our friends

Pave the streets with gold

And lock all the doors

God Bless the USA.

“Maybe they’re not bad guys. Maybe we just need fewer bombs and more communication between cultures.” (Cian Westmoreland)

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