I Murder Hate

One of the best articles I have had the ‘pleasure’ of reading about war.

McTavish

ImageI murder hate, by field or flood,
Though glory’s shield may screen us.
In wars at hame I’ll spend ma bluid ~
Life-giving wars o’ Venus.

The dieties that I adore
Are social peace and plenty.
I’m better pleased tae mak one more,
Than be the death o’ twenty.
(Robert Burns)

I write this in the wake of the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy in World War II; the beginning of Operation Overlord, which saw the allies sweep across Europe, chasing back the axis powers and which eventually led to the suicide of Adolf Hitler and capitulation of Nazi menace.  And frankly, I am sickened at what I have been hearing and seeing.

Do not get me wrong.  I do not for one moment doubt the bravery of those who paid their part in a war which had to be fought.  I also fully recognise, respect and…

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About Hugh Wallace

Soldier, sailor, policeman, engineer, scientist, democrat, socialist, environmentalist, advocate of Scottish Independence
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