Those Unwinnable Wars …


WORD!! … “Let’s be honest wars of today are not really about saving the world, the rhetoric is but reality is that it is more about making cash out of destruction and death … the plans maybe about the end game but when since 1954 has it ever worked out?

Disappointing experiences should create an indelible lesson for future US policymakers. The United States usually cannot successfully identify and install capable governments in foreign countries.”

In Saner Thought

Some of have asked for many years just how this country is so terrible at winning wars after such a success in WW2.

Think not?

What was the last won by the US in the last 80 years?

….Pause here for further thought….

Can’t think of one?

Why is that?

Washington’s attempts to back pro-U.S. foreign movements against incumbent regimes have amassed a similar dismal track record. Under the so-called Reagan Doctrine in the 1980s, the United States funded and equipped a number of anti-communist rebel organizations that were trying to oust left-wing regimes in the Third World. The most prominent cases included the Contras in Nicaragua and Jonas Savimbi’s UNITA faction in Angola. Both of those insurgencies ultimately failed to take power. In only one case was Washington’s support for an insurgency successful during that era – backing the mujahidin against the Soviet Union’s occupation forces in Afghanistan. However…

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Wormy MAGAts …


Another perfect title!! … “OK, first off…if you think the vaccines are bad for you then how in the hell do you get to cattle dewormer medication? Do you have to go to a veterinarian? The drug is ivermectin and there was a tweet advising that nobody should take it to treat the coronavirus stating, “You are not a horse. You are not a cow. Seriously, y’all. Stop it.”

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Cjones08262021

Honestly, I didn’t know about this issue until I saw a few cartoons on it. At first, it was just a couple of cartoons by the hyper-partisan guys who go more for Facebook likes than for actually being published in news outlets. I watch news all day long (it’s on right now) and I had not heard of this. Then, I saw one cartoon (just one) by a cartoonist who is very esteemed and I thought, “This might actually be a thing.” So I pulled up a story and holy shit. It is a thing. Antivaxxers are taking deworming medication designed for livestock as a vaccine against the coronavirus. Shockingly, doctors don’t think this is a keen idea.

OK, first off…if you think the vaccines are bad for you then how in the hell do you get to cattle dewormer medication? Do you have to go to a veterinarian? The…

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Giftwrapped for Taliban


Best title ever!! … wrapped and ready!! — “We have a military culture in our nation that goes beyond politics. It’s not Democratic or Republican and it never changes other than getting more expensive by the year. Let’s stop doing that.

They say we lost the war in Afghanistan, but the defense industry won. Right now, the defense industry is probably lobbying Congress for our next war.”

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Cjones08272021

A lot of people, mostly conservatives, are up in arms over the military equipment left behind in Afghanistan that’s now been seized by the Taliban. Republicans are using this as a political poking stick against President Biden, but it’s something everyone should be concerned about and not just used to score political points.

You can place a lot of blame for the withdrawal on President Biden, but you can’t blame him for the U.S.-made military goodies left behind and grabbed by the bad guys. President Biden didn’t put them there.

We spent the past two decades training the Afghanistan military and giving them hundreds of millions in free military equipment. President Biden has been president for less than a year. It’s not his fault the Afghanistan military folded like a wet bag in a dishwasher. The United States military didn’t abandon Humvees, tanks, and Black Hawk helicopters on the side…

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The ‘Lost Cause’ …


Nothing ‘romantic or noble‘ … “By the twentieth century, the Lost Cause became enshrined as part of the national story of slavery and the American Civil War era, and it evolved through that century’s most important revolutions. “

In Saner Thought

I know that there are many of my international readers that are interested in the American history of the Civil War of the 19th century.

For years there has been this idealistic view that the South was engaged in some sort of ‘noble cause’…that view in my opinion is a romantic non-realistic view to that era of American history….

The Lost Cause was a historical ideology and a social movement created by ex-Confederates that characterized the Confederate experience and defined its value for new generations. By the twentieth century, the Lost Cause became enshrined as part of the national story of slavery and the American Civil War era, and it evolved through that century’s most important revolutions. It was never just about the Civil War, but about slavery, Reconstruction, southern race relations, the place of the South in national life, and Americans’ self-identity. Today, the Lost Cause’s historical and cultural…

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Wednesday Wisdom …. “🙏🏽 ‘Home, Peace, Freedom for My People’ 🙏🏽 …. “!!


~~August 25, 2021

STREET GRAFFIT ARTIST

You’ve met Shamsia Hassani before. I found her this week and posted some of her art. She’s an amazing,up and coming young artist from the area of the world that is ‘burning up’ now.

We don’t want to lose her talent or her voice!

As long as she posts her work I will share it with youu.

HortyRex©

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Shamsia Hassani is an Afghan graffiti artist, a fine arts lecturer, and the associate professor of Drawing and Anatomy Drawing at the Kabul University. 

~Wikipedia~

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~Facebook Page~

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~Twitter Account~

https://twitter.com/shamsiahassani?lang=en

~Instagram Profile~

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~Official Website~

https://www.shamsiahassani.net/

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Guess.What.Day.It.Is?


What a life! Amazing … “Meet the man dubbed “Animal Whisperer,” a photographer and adventurer who’s mastered the art of taking selfies with exotic animals. Originally from Ireland, Allan Dixon has been travelling around the globe to capture smiling snaps with kangaroos, quokkas, camels, sea lions… you name it!”

Live & Learn


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