Thursday, August 28, 2008


Martin Luther King Jr.5" x 7"

oil pastel/acrylic on canvas panel

$50

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Here is number 4 in my peace project. Since I started this "peace" journey from reading about three men, Thoreau , Gandhi and King, I think it only appropriate that I start by doing paintings of them, tomorrow will be of Thoreau. I found a quote by MLK this morning that I think is a very good one for the times we are living in, or any time really."A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual doom. "Martin Luther King, Jr.So much money has been going over seas and less to our own citizens. The cost so far is over 549,000,000,000.....that's $4861 per family, $1721 per person, $341.4 MILLION per day! Here's a site to learn more http://www.nationalpriorities.org/costofwar_home .
To learn more about my "Peace Project" check out my blog http://hillbillyartist.blogspot.com
Peace

2 comments:

ceevee said...

What an admirable project you have begun!

Hillbilly Artist - H. Hinkle said...

Thank you Ceevee, it will be a challenge to keep up with , but I think very rewarding as well.