Rich Man’s War

Tash found a great phrase today which described the decades-long conflict between Iran and the USA as an on-going “shadow war”. But let’s not forget that those who make the ultimate sacrifice on both sides were once children. And probably poor children. If they had been put together when they were children, they would probably just played a game of football…

Steve Earle says it perfectly in this song (you need to listen to the words):

Rich Man’s War
International Day at school in Tripoli. They say it is 9950 km from Texas to Tripoli; but I don’t believe that.

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