"Things You Wouldn't Know If We Didn't Blog Intermittently."
Diplomacy continued by other means - as von Clausewitz said.
The Ukraine is game to you?http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fzLtF_PxbYw
Barbaric uncivilized heathenhttp://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=3&ved=0CG8QFjAC&url=http%3A%2F%2Fen.wikipedia.org%2Fwiki%2FPreston_Brooks&ei=Qz7IT_PrOqTL2QWJ7KGtDQ&usg=AFQjCNG_3IUUfj5O4nB85Q1PbSs7XWC8gAOh.
Wouldn't http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Preston_Brooks have been easier?