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Sunday, January 9th, 2005
8:32 pm
now is the day to go out and buy your pretzels/envelopes/stamps.
Friday, November 5th, 2004
10:09 pm
Many people criticize the Pretzel Bomb for being "wasteful" because we could be using the food to feed the needy.  I suppose they're right.  We could also refrain from giving Christmas gifts to people and instead give them to children whose names are hanging from our local church's "giving tree."  I see the Pretzel Bomb as a gift.  A sarcastic gift, but a gift nonetheless.  Once the gift is given, it is no longer up to us to decide what to do with it.  Perhaps our president will take his excessive amount of pretzels and give them to starving children over in Ethiopia.  If he ends up simply throwing them out, we can scorn him for it.  If he actually does something with them, though (instead of choke on one), I may actually gain a shred of respect toward the man.

Anyway, I got off on a tangent.  The title of this post is "Alternatives" and it is for a reason.  I've seen the suggestion of sending Bush some pretzel coupons or advertisements, which isn't a bad idea.  Also, (I came up with this one in the shower; don't ask) we could send a single pretzel to him.  This could fit in an envelope and we could eat the rest of the pretzels that came with it.  That certainly wouldn't be wasteful.

In any case, these are only alternatives, and are not meant to replace everyone's small bag of pretzels (hell, send him a large bag; I was just thinking of saving money).  Just some ideas for people to take into consideration, if you don't want to pay for pretzels and postage.  Another suggestion is to include a small note.  It may or may not be read (after so many pretzels come in, they more-than-likely won't be read), but you should take the chance anyway.  I know I'll be including a small letter with my pretzels.  I'll also be mailing in more than one bag, which is definitely an idea for those of you with an extra dollar or two lying around.
11:17 am
By the way... what IS this "Pretzel Bomb?"

On January 14th, 2005, we Americans who are furious with the current President will each send one grab-bag-sized bag of pretzels to the White House (just to show we care) at the following address:

The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20500

Spread this message to every Bush-fearing person you know; post it on message boards, communities, etc. that you belong to.

Spread the word!

Copy/paste the following code to add this to your journal:
11:05 am
I posted these in bush_sucks, but here they are again.

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No credit required for me, just point to this community.
7:54 am
Well, welcome, welcome to Pretzel Bomb. I hope you all enjoy your stay. We need to get the word out about this community, so if you've seen the Pretzel Bomb post in a community, feel free to link back to here. That being said, other than spreading the word of the Pretzel Bomb, what should we here at Pretzel Inc actually do?
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