Voters are starting to get together to keep Wal-Marts out of their town so that their economies don't get wrecked. The local elections are where you handle rent control, living wages and medical marijuana laws. Few people vote in local elections, but if more people like us vote, we have a far better chance at getting cool people and cool propositions passed. If you don't show up, you can bet your sweet ass that the Bush gang and the Christian coalition will.
More Quotes from Jello Biafra:My goal is not replacinga corporate Rebulican with a corporate Democrat and then calling it a day. We did that last time with Bill Clinton, and then look what we got.
This is my home. Home is where the disease is. As long as I stay in America, I'll never run out of subjects for songs.
Don't hate the media, become the media.
I didn't really start writing music or lyrics or turning them into songs until I went to San Francisco.
We have to wipe out Bushism itself, before it wipes us out. That means showing up and voting smart in every election, big and small. I think that in many ways that, the local elections are even more important than the national elections. It's the mayors and the city councils and county comissioners and the school boards and the legislators that decide how to spend the money they fleece off of us in taxes.
I realized later on that a lot of times I'd go back to Colorado to hide from all the mayhem in San Francisco so I could get songs written.
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I couldn't stop looking at the award when I received it. It was as if my whole career flashed in front of me, from beginning to the moment I was handed the Golden Globe.
If I didn't love it, I would not record it.
But, truly, I have wept too much! The Dawns are heartbreaking. Every moon is atrocious and every sun bitter.