My Photo
Blog powered by Typepad

April 2020

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
      1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30    

« Gerald Ford: Don’t free people if liberation doesn’t serve U.S. interests | Main | ‘Iraq without me’: Saddam at the gallows (the Hussein execution) »

December 29, 2006


Christopher Taylor

I quoted some sections of the book "Tragedy of the Korosko" by Arthur Conan Doyle on my site a while back. The pertinent sections were all about the thankless, hated task of being the guys that the world turns to when they need their problems fixed, the guys everyone expects to deal with trouble spots and bring prosperity and liberty to the darkest parts of the planet.

Back then, of course, it was the British Empire.

jj mollo

Those who fight against the fall of darkness may stuggle in vain. They may make terrible mistakes. They will be seen as rogues, fools, liars and criminals. They may, in fact, be all of those things. The fight is still a good fight.

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been posted. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.


Post a comment

Your Information

(Name and email address are required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)