Headline Haiku

Iraq is Moot

It's not about Iraq
or weapons of mass destruction
It's about corporate empire
and America's function
in the new world order:

America on the top,
a “first among equals”
The world under our boot-

a Pax Romana sequel
called “America first.”

Or some other road less traveled
by the combat boot's sole
A shared security
A lesser role
on a road that may be harder

than one on which
we give all directions
but one where corporate interests
are tempered by dissention
and people come first.

It's not about Iraq
Saddam or the bomb
It's about McDonalds
versus the Imam
lucre or culture

Unilatateral Empire or
global democracy
“Liberating Iraq”?
Complete hypocrisy
Liberation by vulture.