might as well say Vietnam was where the Trail of Tears was headed
all along, the turnaround point where it would touch and come back
to from a containing perimeter; might just as well lay it on the Proto-Gringos
who found the New England woods too raw and empty for their peace
and filled them up with their own imported devils.
Michael Herr. Dispatches. Alfred A. Knopf. New York: 1978. p. 49
"What Happened? Where did America go?"
or too much a girl.
Part of it seems to me a question of “where did
The Historian in me wants to refer to
In the current debates, the time frame is more limited; may we return to
The questions that shaped the Cold War, of which
It’s time we called “Bullshit!” If we cannot enjoy our “standard of living” without exploiting others, it is past time to cut back. I have no idea how such questions may ever be addressed in U S politics.Jimi Hendrix Star-Spangled Banner at 1819 hours GMT