Near noon here in California’s Central Valley, and the news keeps running through Ukraine.
Although Vlad Putin’s boys are losing big time, bungling an invasion and its aftermath, the Ukrainians are holding on tenaciously and beating the sad, incompetent assholes at their own game.
Well, not exactly like the Russkies — no murder/mayhem on the Ukrainian side, but appears plenty of it displayed by Putin’s Posse — and even worse to come:
Syria playbook https://t.co/gnaQ3HIbBm
— Noga Tarnopolsky (@NTarnopolsky) March 9, 2022
In the cruel list of immoral war crimes committed by Russian/Putin in Ukraine — including the above hospital bombing, the use of ‘dumb bombs’ (unguided munitions with no precise target) and thermobaric ordnance indiscriminately in civilian areas, shelling evacuation zones, and just being cruel and violent — now officials worry about the use of chemical weapons to offset the horrid bungling of the invasion;
One western official said: ‘“I think we’ve got good reason to be concerned about possible use of non-conventional weapons, partly because of what we’ve seen has happened in other theatres. As I’ve mentioned before, for example, what we’ve seen in Syria, partly because we’ve seen a bit of setting the scene for that in the false flag claims that are coming out, and other indications as well. So it’s a serious concern for us.”‘
And for everybody.
Personal take on war zone pictures of needless devastation:
Despite the horror in real-time, here we are once again…
(Illustration out front: Pablo Picasso’s ‘Harlequin Head,’ found here).