"For in the end laws are just words on a page - words that are sometimes malleable, opaque, as dependent on context and trust as they are in a story or poem or promise to someone, words whose meanings are subject to erosion, sometimes collapsing in the blink of an eye."
- Barack Obama, The Audacity of Hope
Crumbling is not an instant’s Act
A fundamental pause
Are organized Decays.
‘Tis first a Cobweb on the Soul
A Cuticle of Dust
A Borer in the Axis
An Elemental Rust—
Ruin is formal—Devil’s work
Consecutive and slow—
Fail in an instant, no man did
Slipping—is Crash’s law.
- E. Dickenson
Iris Chang’s “The Rape of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust of World War II” (via essahawaii)
To this day, Japan still denies this genocide… with the tacit acceptance from the United States. Afterall, it was the US military that bought (then used in its subsequent wars) all the human “experimentation” results from this horrendous crime on humanity.
Remember Dec. 13th.
President Obama, in a “60 Minutes” interview, cuts through the slew of criticisms and naysayers with a few words of commonsense.
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