Tuesday, May 9, 2017


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by Morley Evans

In Russia, May 9th is Victory Day. It commemorates the Allied victory over Nazi Germany and the surrender of German forces in May 1945.

Known as "The Great Patriotic War" (1941 to 1945) in the nations of the former Soviet Union, May 9 celebrates the heroic defence of the Slavic people over those who would exterminate or enslave them and steal their property. Victory Day is now known as "Memorial Day" when fascism was defeated. Germans celebrate it as their liberation from Nazism.

In Canada, Victory Day, known as "V-E Day", is commemorated with a "long weekend". Canadians reserve November 11th for their big military festival. Americans celebrate Victory Day quietly too, reserving their May military event for Memorial Day on 28 May.

Sadly, these days in Canada and the United States have been appropriated by the warmongers and war profiteers. Canadians wear red poppies and recite "Lest We Forget" a poem that was written in World War I by a Canadian. Originally called "Armistice Day", November 11th is now called "Remembrance Day".

Too bad everyone has forgotten what they were supposed to remember. Everyone forgot the Germans laid down their arms in 1918 because they had expected an armistice. When the German regime of Kaiser Willhelm II immediately collapsed and the Kaiser fled to Holland, the Allies treated the Germans at Versailles as if they had surrendered unconditionally. "Unconditional Surrender" is an American hallmark, but France and Great Britain are blamed for the rapacious treaty Germany was forced to sign. Woodrow Wilson, Lloyd George, and Clemenceau set the stage for World War II.

Some people have very short memories. The Russians paid the price in 1917. They paid the price between 1917 and 1921. They paid the price between 1921 and 1941. They paid the price between 1941 and 1945. They paid the price between 1945 and 1991. Russians know all about war and suffering. Russians remember.

Washington doesn't remember anything because they believe their own bullshit in Washington. They are busy trying to start World War III. If they succeed, they will end all life on earth. Before they die, Americans will blame someone else and feel justified.

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