Kansas City Rallies For Ukraine Despite Falling Poll Numbers

It turns out not everybody is excited about the upcoming nuclear war.

Maybe it's because KC was part of The Day After TV movie history . . . Still, we notice a lot less enthusiasm about bomb shelter life following a year of the horrific conflict. 

More to the point . . . 


Sorry . . . But nobody who goes along with doubling down on billions worth of military spending should legitimately hold the moral high ground regarding social media mistakes by drunk uncles on Twitter. 

Luckily, none of it REALLY makes any sense and might have more to do with the Earth's core tailspin than we'd like to believe . . . In the meantime, we merely mark the date . . .

"Kansas City's rally will be held at the Mill Creek Fountain on The Country Club Plaza beginning at 4 p.m. on Saturday."

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

One year later: Rally to be held in support of Ukraine on Country Club Plaza in Kansas City

More than 60 cities across the United States will be holding rallies in support of Ukraine on Saturday. Friday marks one year since Russia invaded the country. Kansas City's rally will be held at the Mill Creek Fountain on The Country Club Plaza beginning at 4 p.m. on Saturday.

Further reading . . .

Support for Ukraine aid softens in U.S. public, poll says

WASHINGTON (AP) - Support among the American public for providing Ukraine weaponry and direct economic assistance has softened as the Russian invasion nears a grim one-year milestone, according to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. Forty-eight percent say they favor the U.S.

The Bomb in the Background

In a major speech this week, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that he was suspending his country's participation in the New START treaty, Russia's only remaining major nuclear arms control agreement with the United States. He also threatened to resume nuclear weapons tests. The declarations sent jitters through the international community.

Blinken suggests Russia might have used nukes in Ukraine already were it not for China and India

China and India may have told Russia directly that they opposed any use of nuclear weapons by Moscow in Ukraine, according to US secretary of state Antony Blinken. Speaking on the first anniversary of the full-scale invasion, Mr Blinken credited China and India for having "a little bit more influence with Russia these days" in stalling a potential use of nuclear weapons on the battlefield.

Video Author on Ukraine war: 'Most people thought the country would fold'

ABC News’ Phil Lipof spoke with journalist and author Anna Reid on her recently revised book “Borderland: A Journey Through the History of Ukraine.”

Why Russia's invasion of Ukraine still divides Africa

A year since Russia invaded Ukraine, opinion about the war amongst African countries appears not to have shifted much. Thirty countries - just two more than last year - voted in favour of a UN general assembly resolution that condemned Russia, supported Ukraine's territorial integrity, and called for peace.

Canada, one year into the Ukraine war: 'It's not time to talk about peace'

"It happened that we were a lot of new foreign ministers," Joly said on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference. The Liberal politician was four months into her foreign affairs role when Russia launched its full-scale invasion on Feb. 24, 2022. She was not the only new face around the G-7 table.

Ukraine: this new cold war must end before the world faces Armageddon

One year of war and Russia is still mired in its second invasion of its neighbour's internationally recognised territory - which turned out to be much bloodier and more devastating than the first due to Ukraine's incomparably stronger resistance.

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