Anti-war activist story song lyrics:  War Is Not the Answer Quaker pro-peace tank bumper sticker song. MickTerry.com

Anti-war activist story song lyrics:  War Is Not the Answer Quaker pro-peace tank bumper sticker song.  MICK TERRY
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( Pro-peace anti-war activist bumper sticker
story song lyrics )
WAR IS NOT THE ANSWER
Copyright 2010 - MickTerry.com

On  Anti-war activist story song lyrics:  War Is Not the Answer Quaker pro-peace tank bumper sticker. MickTerry YouTube YouTube,  performed  LIVE  by  MICK TERRY   (soon!)

It all began with a bumper sticker
mailed to Sean by the local Quakers,
all a part of a charity plea fund drive.
White words on blue: "WAR IS NOT THE ANSWER":
deeply moved with a swelling anger,
he sought a place where the words were sure to catch the eye.

Sean hatched a plan without too much thinking,
found a tank without too much slinking,
all a part of the Memorial Day parade.
He walked up close when nobody's looking,
stuck it on without too much pushing
& slipped back into the crowd as he then faded away.

   "WAR IS NOT THE ANSWER.
    War is death to life.
    War is unhealthy for children
    & other living things.
    WAR IS NOT THE ANSWER."

The crowd caught on as the tank paraded.
The joke to them was appreciated.
They laughed & cheered as the bumper sticker story spread.
The irony of a tank now sporting
anti-war slogans brought reporting
& photographs hit the TV news and Internet.

    CHORUS

        But the General wasn't all that happy.
        He felt like he'd been made a fool.
        He ordered all his men in khaki
        to catch the man responsible.

Caught in a bank's sur-veillance cam'ra,
Sean had not planned for this high-stakes drama.
Defacing Government property was the charge
with forty-six counts of inciting mayhem,
disturbing the peace and provoking bedlam,
this threat to homeland security is still at large.

    CHORUS

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12-7-10:
Inspired by bumper sticker sent by
Friends Committee on National Legislation
FCNL.org

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