100 year anniversary of one of the most horrific battles of WW1, at Passendale, near Ieper in Belgium…
!-> See also (Sept. 28, 2011) Canadian 10 Dollar bill: Lest We Forget.
Music (in a Flemish dialect):
And… did we learn anything?
UK have any weapons of mass destruction? France? US? Russia? NATO, HQ‘ed in Belgium, act far outside its defensive mandate? Still preparing for more wars? Still parading the tools of destruction to the cheers of brainwashed “patriots”?
“Everybody knows that the dice are loaded
Everybody rolls with their fingers crossed
Everybody knows the war is over
Everybody knows the good guys lost
Everybody knows the fight was fixed
The poor stay poor, the rich get rich
That’s how it goes
Everybody knows that the captain lied …”
Other commemorative war reflections include (Aug. 7, 2013) Genocidal War Crimes Not Forgotten. 68 Years ago this week: The Nuclear Incineration of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. w/ Portland Commemoration Event. and (Nov. 16, 2013, from Japan) Hiroshima & Nagasaki Remembered – A Visit to the Atomic Bomb & Peace Memorial Sites, …