Our daily lives go on now against the backdrop of howling war talk from the Bush administration. The mood is tense; we’re all in limbo. What shape do our apprehensions take, when they surface from beneath the facade of normal life? Stretcher posed the following question to several artists. We’ll be posting their responses over the next few days.

“How do you imagine your life will change if the United States attacks Iraq?

Rigo: I might get arrested. I might start making preparations to go live elsewhere. I certainly will become more actively and militantly anti-Bush, anti-MacDonald’s, and anti the Red, White and Blue Nazis - the National Capitalists at the controls of this expansionist North-American Warring Federation.

- Meredith Tromble [Wednesday, September 18th, 2002]


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