"You can see it, how i tripped and fell down, then picked myself up and turned myself round from the cliff’s edge and staggered home like a mis-led piss head, who put up a fight until his fists bled, i choke on lead until my spits red, step outside to get a quick breathe of fresh death, now there’s no air left, and fifty percent of us couldn’t care less, i bare flesh, exposed to the cancerous light like tearing the film out your cameras." - Jehst (The High Plains Drifter)
"Syria, I have come to save you with bombs."
Muhammad Ali on the Vietnam War Draft
The fact that this is STILL relevant should be very telling.
“If I’m gonna die, I’ll die right here fighting you … You my enemy, not the Viet Cong or Chinese or Japanese … You my opposer when I want freedom, you my opposer when I want justice, you my opposer when I want equality … You want me to go somewhere and fight, but you won’t even stand up for me here at home.”
Happy Memorial Day
The ancient Greek falchion is rarely depicted. Here it is shown being used in a backhand cut. The weapon design was clearly borrowed from the Persians. Detail from a kylix cup, painted some time shortly after 520 BC.