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Old 11-01-2019, 08:45 PM   #19301 (permalink)
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Right so you're assuming the general public is privy to the nuances of war. Cause they never seemed to complain any carpet bombing in ww2 to nearly the same extent they complained about civilian casualties in Vietnam forward.
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Old 11-01-2019, 08:47 PM   #19302 (permalink)
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And the Nazis weren't exactly big believers in the "rules of war"
I know, right?
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Right so you're assuming the general public is privy to the nuances of war. Cause they never seemed to complain any carpet bombing in ww2 to nearly the same extent they complained about civilian casualties in Vietnam forward.
I imagine if the Nazi advance into France had stalled and become a bloodbath Hitler would have felt some pushback from home. There's a quote from the beginning of the book The Nazi Doctors from a Holocaust survivor that I've always remembered: "This world is not this world". What you see as civilization is a knife's blade away from barbarism and what we see and take heart in is an illusion. Germany was not a third world country after WW1. It was "civilized". I've heard any number of statements from people I've known over the years from fellow Americans that have made me think they'd be ever so willing to stand by American barbarism that even you would be willing to describe as barbarism. You are naive.
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There is only one bright spot and that is the growing habit of disgruntled men of dynamiting factories and power-stations; I hope that, encouraged now as ‘patriotism’, may remain a habit! But it won’t do any good, if it is not universal.
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... that very situation happened but instead of France it was Russia. I'll let you guess how that changed German foreign policy.
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Old 11-02-2019, 07:34 AM   #19305 (permalink)
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Doctors excavated from the man's right nasal cavity a 19mm×11mm rock-hard mass—the calcified remains of a small amount of marijuana he tried to smuggle into prison a startling 18 years earlier.
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I've read at least 3 books where a chapter ended with this very sentence.



Chick-Fil-A heavily promotes 'National Sandwich Day' which is November 3rd.
November 3rd is a Sunday.

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Old 11-02-2019, 09:09 AM   #19307 (permalink)
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The Marine Corps does a weekly photo contest on facebook, I strongly suggest this wins, for propagandist reasons
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The Marine Corps does a weekly photo contest on facebook, I strongly suggest this wins, for propagandist reasons
They're probably just calling each other gaping assholes.
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I like how Instagram is just assumed to be disinformation.
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