“I ain’t got no quarrel with the Vietcong… no Vietcong ever called me ‘Nigger’” – Muhammed Ali
“the White House announced on Thursday .. America would provide ‘military support’ for the Supreme Military Council (SMC) after tests confirmed that Bashar al-Assad’s regime had killed up to 150 people with sarin, the lethal chemical weapon.”
“One does not need to support people who not only kill their enemies, but open up their bodies, eat their intestines in front of the public and cameras. Are these the people you want to support? Is it them you want to supply with weapons? Then this probably has little relation to humanitarian values that have been preached in Europe for hundreds of years.”
“they will not talk of the waging of war (which implies a will), but of the outbreak of war – as if it were a sort of boil.”- GK Chesterton
“you wouldn’t walk by calmly if you saw a person being beaten to a pulp on a British street, nor should you turn away when people are being mowed into trenches by machine guns. The fact that the victims are foreigners should not come into it if you are an internationalist.”
Mr Cameron and Mr Blair should share a platform and make the case together for the liberation of Syria.