Apr. 1st, 2016

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[For my friend [livejournal.com profile] bobby1933, who remembers when the lamps were smashed out all over Europe.]

        …  It is no good using hard words among friends about the past, and
        reproaching one another for what cannot be recalled.  It is the future, not
        the past, that demands our earnest and anxious thought.  We must recognize
        that the Parliamentary democracies and liberal, peaceful forces have
        everywhere sustained a defeat which leaves them weaker, morally and
        physically, to cope with dangers which have vastly grown.  But the cause of
        freedom has in it a recuperative power and virtue which can draw from
        misfortune new hope and new strength…

        - W Churchill, 1874 - 1955

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                “We have nothing to hide, and have many achievements we wish to share with

                “The war ended a long time ago.  We're asking that you give us the chance
                to show you how sincere we are, in wanting to bring the Cold War to a close
                too.  The Führer wants only peace, and friendship.

                “Isn't that what everyone wants?”

„Protektorat Europa” )

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        Tolling for the nameless, nailed up on the crooked cross
        An’ we gazed upon the chimes of freedom flashing…

        - B Dylan

* Sigrid & Marina are both married.  Ask me how I know that:  Their dirndl skirts are tied at the left side.  Were they tied at the center, they'd be schoolgirls; at the right, single and potentially available.  [Tied at the back, they're waitresses.]


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