The State of the Union
ca. 2005
23.88 in HIGH x 18.00 in WIDE
(60.64 cm HIGH x 45.72 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.

The top edge of the poster has the text: "The State Of". Below at left there are 4 photos of oil drums with the logos of: Shell, Texaco, Exxon, and Mobil on them. There is a fifth oil drum on its side spilling a large drop of oil. This drum is labeled with the text: "Military / Budgets" and the right side is divided into sections with lines labeled: "US: $396 Billion / Allies: $198 Billion / NATO, Australia, Japan / And South Korea / Russia: $660 Billion / China: $42 Billion / Rogues: $15 Billion / Cuba, Iran, Iraq, Libya, / North Korea, Sudan And Syria / 2003". At right is a photographic image of George W. Bush's head on a wrestler's body, the figure is holding a missile in his right hand and a bomb in his left. There is a thought bubble coming from the figures head with the text: "Money For Human Services? / Better To Buy A Tank! / And A War Will Help / Them Forget About It... / Lets Roll!". Below this figure is another oil drum this one with the Unocal logo. The bottom of the poster has the text: "The / Union? / Stop The War In Iraq: / Take Direct Action! / voicemail: 415/820-9649 / http//groups.yahoo.com/group/no-war-in-iraq/".
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