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Vicarious Zeal - Fighting to the Last Ukrainian

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From live.staticflickr.com: President Roosevelt, Prime Minister Churchill, and their combined Chiefs of Stat at the Casablanca conference, Jan, 14-24, 1943.
President Roosevelt, Prime Minister Churchill, and their combined Chiefs of Stat at the Casablanca conference, Jan, 14-24, 1943.
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As the bloody conflict in Ukraine continues, the rhetoric from the imperial spear-holders in Washington and some allies is becoming increasingly fixated with one object - victory against Russia.

When the term -  “unconditional surrender”  - was first used by US President Franklin D. Roosevelt at the January 1943 Casablanca conference in the context of defeating Nazi Germany, not all cheered. 

It meant a fight to the finish, climbing the summit, and dictating terms from a blood-soaked peak..

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Lance Ciepiela is a retired senior who had an interesting career in government service - a United States Marine Corps (USMC) Vietnam-Era veteran, who became interested in restoring the Constitution after I realized that W Bush had attacked (more...)
 

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