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August 14, 2013
In all this insouciant travel-based hullaballoo, Davey H neglected to commemorate August 9th, which, despite the passage of time and shortening of our collective memories, is the anniversary of our nation’s horrific crimes against humanity in the form of “our” attack on Hiroshima.

In retrospect, however – deemed as per the old adage that ‘hindsight is always 20-20’ – “our” despicable and imbecilic bombing bloodbath visited upon the sleepy town of Dresden, Germany was actually a much larger murderous binge.

Dresden’s aftermath was brilliantly danced around in ‘Slaughterhouse Five’ by the late Kurt Vonnegut, who described exhuming burnt corpses from bombed-out ruins.