The Burial Ground of U.S. Imperialism: Afghanistan
by Dennis Rahkonen / September 7th, 2009 (0)
When the former Soviet Union’s mighty Red Army defeated Nazi forces in the pivotal WWII battle of Stalingrad, not only was Hitler’s mad dream of a Thousand Year Reich crushed, a concomitant assurance was achieved that the Stars and Stripes, not the Swastika, would be flying from our schoolyard flagpoles today.
Yes, the Normandy invasion and the great sacrifice of our own troops was important, but Stalingrad had already sealed Germany’s fate. Thank Russian soldiers for Americans not speaking German, and for U.S. death camps never having been built to “cleanse” our own country of Jews, our racial minorities, plus …
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