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Worst Username Ever Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-05-05 01:49 PM
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2. Doesn't lessen the tragedy of 155K dead
although I see your point. Hiroshima had 150K dead, and this has surpassed that...

I will say that your post reminds me a little of the talk I get from republican friends who say that 1400 americans dead in Iraq is not a big deal because we lost 58,000 in Vietnam... Worse, yes, but no less tragic.
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  -I'm suffering from Tsunami fatigue---The Spanish flu was worse candy  Jan-05-05 01:47 PM   #0 
  - Yeah but at least they aren't reporting on the ACLU finding  ProfessorPlum   Jan-05-05 01:48 PM   #1 
  - Doesn't lessen the tragedy of 155K dead  Worst Username Ever   Jan-05-05 01:49 PM   #2 
  - The Spanish Flu was ninety years ago.  Jesus H. Christ   Jan-05-05 01:50 PM   #3 
  - Its called compassion...I can't believe your complaint! n/t  bostonbabs   Jan-05-05 01:58 PM   #5 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-05-05 02:00 PM   #7 
        - sorry ..not yours...  bostonbabs   Jan-05-05 02:05 PM   #8 
  - That is probably the most disgusting thing I've ever read on this site  MsAnthropy   Jan-05-05 01:55 PM   #4 
  - The depth of your compassion  indigobusiness   Jan-05-05 01:59 PM   #6 
  - There was indeed a frenzy at the time  Maple   Jan-05-05 02:09 PM   #9 
  - I'm sure the people in Sumatra, Thailand, etc. are even more tired.  Bridget Burke   Jan-05-05 02:16 PM   #10 
  - I hope it never stops  riverwalker   Jan-05-05 02:22 PM   #11 
  - Turn it off, and please turn off your computer too  Stephanie   Jan-05-05 02:24 PM   #12 
  - You can avoid reading my posts by turning off your computer---  candy   Jan-05-05 07:33 PM   #13 
     - That's OK.  Jesus H. Christ   Jan-05-05 07:46 PM   #15 
        - Racism? What the hell are you talking about? I didn't  candy   Jan-05-05 07:52 PM   #17 
           - Oh, I'm quite sure that if it happened in the US...  Jesus H. Christ   Jan-05-05 08:02 PM   #19 
              - Tell that to my Asian daughter-in-law and my two beautiful  candy   Jan-05-05 08:13 PM   #20 
                 - Yes, yes, yes.  Jesus H. Christ   Jan-05-05 08:16 PM   #21 
  - with all due respect  Skittles   Jan-05-05 07:44 PM   #14 
  - After all "more people died here then on 9/11"  Bluebear   Jan-05-05 07:55 PM   #18 
  - I don't know  Skittles   Jan-06-05 05:13 AM   #23 
  - Not Speaking For Anyone But Me  REP   Jan-06-05 05:28 AM   #25 
  - Wah  meisje   Jan-05-05 07:47 PM   #16 
  - the Spanish flu was also spread out over weeks and months  nemo137   Jan-05-05 11:48 PM   #22 
  - And your point is?  fujiyama   Jan-06-05 05:16 AM   #24 
  - Nothing that happened in the past diminishes the horror people are going  Solly Mack   Jan-06-05 05:44 AM   #26 
  - After all, it pales next to 911  CWebster   Jan-06-05 07:39 AM   #27 
  - There was enough of a media frenzy for people to remember after 90 years  kcwayne   Jan-06-05 08:15 AM   #28 
  - As I am not old enough to remember the media frenzy or lack of  Steve2525   Jan-06-05 08:21 AM   #29 
 

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