Thursday, June 18, 2020
Kansas City Final #TBT Note: Adiós Dame Vera Lynn And 'We'll Meet Again'
For our most dedicated denizens of the discourse, we take a fond glimpse at the big picture and realize that our world and our very existence is defined and determined by war.
BBC: Dame Vera Lynn, who has died at the age of 103, was Britain's wartime Forces' Sweetheart, and remained one of the country's most potent symbols of resilience and hope.
And whilst the nation fights off sickness only to turn inward against itself, there's a danger of ignoring and even more menacing existential threat and what's likely waiting on the other side of election 2020.
Recently, we stumbled upon a worthwhile comedy bit that explained the situation perfectly . . . To paraphrase: "With American troops STILL in Iraq and Afghanistan, whoever thinks that we're not going to war with Iran hasn't ever played RISK."
Bloomberg: Iran Nuclear Row Escalates as China Warns of Dire Consequences
Haaretz: Hezbollah, Hamas, Iran - How Israeli Annexation May Trigger a Multi-front War Within Weeks
NPR: Gulf Partners Can No Longer Afford To Stay The Course With U.S. Iran Policy
Military Times: New Iran rocket attacks won’t force US hand in troop drawdown, CENTCOM commander says
National Interest: Iran's Navy Should Know Better Than To Threaten America
Sadly, standing up for social justice, destroying Kansas City streets and arguing about cops won't have any impact on this coming crisis one way or another . . . And so, we send out this classic scene and song that defined life for 'Boomers' and provides a pop culture touchstone for tonight . . .
We'll Meet Again - Dr Strangelove: Final Scene
As always, thanks for reading today. Hopefully, more for the morning update . . . STAY TUNED!!!