Years ago, the Nazi air force destroyed the city of Guernica during Spain's civil war. Testing their air force, the Nazis aided their fascist brother Spain's Generalissimo Francisco Franco. The Nazis flattened Guernica. Picasso painted it.
Like a Nazi, Putin is trying to destroy Ukraine, city after city, block by block, house by house. Putin desires to reunite Ukraine with Russia and recreate the old Soviet Union. Putin believes Russia should return to the glory days of Stalin's leadership and the old Soviet Union.
Fella, clocks do not run backward.
No one can say: "I'll live over yesterday again and erase the car crash I caused while reading my cell phone."
Or, "I want to relive my teen years, eat more spinach and grow taller."
Maybe on some far-off galaxy, that George Lucas or Steven Spielberg can create.
But not this planet earth. People are killed and traumatized needlessly in Ukraine. Suffering continues daily with babies, children, mothers, fathers, and grandparents, only because of one man's maniacal ambition, looking backward at his dream of the old Soviet Union.
Why doesn't the civilized world stop Putin? Putin's madness recalls the memory of the Holocaust. But then, everyone said, "Never again."
One Guernica was one too many.
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