Curtain Raiser

This is one cogently written piece! It’s a little long, but well worth the read. — YUR


The Expediency of Tomahawks, Colltalers

It’s easier to bomb than to talk. The Trump administration has tried hard to get to this point, when headlines are about hitting another country. It’s already got North Korea, Venezuela, and Iran, on its crosshairs, but Syria has had the best excuse, so it got struck twice. More to come?
Very likely, indeed. Even that bombing changes nothing, only kills more people, at both times, timing was most convenient. But the strikes we’d rather support are those by teachers. For what they demand, from West Virginia to Arizona, will improve our life without killing anyone.
To this president, who dodged the draft and never had to fire a bullet to save a soul, war is always a handy diversion. Whenever lies, sex and incompetence threaten to derail his week, talk about bombing someone does the trick, playing the compliant media as Nero did with…

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4 Responses to “Curtain Raiser”

  1. 1 Colltales April 17, 2018 at 11:19 am

    Thanks for the reblog, YUR. And yes, it’s at least 200 words over the usual. I was being good but last Sunday I’ve lost it again. Promise to be better. Cheers

  2. 2 unclerave April 17, 2018 at 11:21 am

    It’s never too long when it’s well-written. — YUR

  3. 3 Anonymous April 17, 2018 at 11:45 am

    you start bashing Trump you lose a subscriber

  4. 4 unclerave April 17, 2018 at 6:24 pm

    I don’t consider this post “bashing Trump”, Anonymous. It’s more bashing the Media, and the true powers that be. But, if you’re offended you are free to leave, my friend! — YUR

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