Monday, February 06, 2012

History has a way of sneaking up on us.

"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it"

Notable quotations from George Santanya
Life of reason, Reason in common sense, 1905, page 284.

My generation had it's Vietnam, and the Soviet Union not only aided and abetted our enemies,
they snickered at us. Then the Soviet Union had it's Afghanistan, and we were the ones doing
the aiding and abetting, while snickering at them. Now we're in Afghanistan and the Russians
and the rest of the world, even those who, like us are buried in an avalanche of debt are
snickering at us again.

While we argue over political candidates and correctness, who should win the Super Bowl, and
why, whether Kim Kardasian really wanted to be married, the blood and innocence of our finest
youth pours out upon a thankless earth.

Oh, what? you didn't get the

As anyone can read in some of my previous post over the last almost eight years, no one enjoys
a good bloodletting more than me, but, don't you think that it's about time to quit the insanity
and start taking better care of

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