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tnlurker Donating Member (698 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-07-10 10:04 AM
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10. It was +3 when I opened this post
When I clicked recommend after reading the article it made it back to zero.
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  -Pearl Harbor: A Successful War Lie davidswanson  Dec-07-10 09:34 AM   #0 
  - K & R. Unfortunately, my rec only brought it back up to zero.  Luminous Animal   Dec-07-10 09:46 AM   #1 
  - American Presidents have been lying the US into wars  unhappycamper   Dec-07-10 09:46 AM   #2 
  - Another K&R brought the count back to zero.  unhappycamper   Dec-07-10 09:48 AM   #3 
  - It was +3 when I opened this post  tnlurker   Dec-07-10 10:04 AM   #10 
     - People don't appreciate pro-Imperial Japan propaganda.  geek tragedy   Dec-07-10 12:19 PM   #36 
        - Pearl Harbor was a military target.  Ginto   Dec-07-10 12:21 PM   #40 
           - Pearl Harbor was an act of aggression and a war crime.  geek tragedy   Dec-07-10 12:34 PM   #45 
           - Let's say I agree with you.  Ginto   Dec-07-10 12:45 PM   #47 
              - Have you addressed the Rape of Nanking?  Old and In the Way   Dec-05-11 01:43 PM   #127 
              - Delete - Dupe  Old and In the Way   Dec-05-11 02:40 PM   #128 
           - They were military targets  ryan_cats   Dec-07-10 05:07 PM   #75 
              - A close friend of my family was a captain of artillery on Corregidor.  Ikonoklast   Dec-07-10 07:37 PM   #87 
  - Don't forget about the drug war  deconstruct911   Dec-07-10 04:02 PM   #69 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-07-10 10:00 AM   #4 
  - no but you can pretend that if you like  davidswanson   Dec-07-10 10:08 AM   #11 
  - It is probably our most shameful war in just the sheer pride we take in it.  Ginto   Dec-07-10 10:08 AM   #12 
     - true  davidswanson   Dec-07-10 10:10 AM   #14 
     - absurdly simplistic  cali   Dec-07-10 12:06 PM   #24 
     - sigh, ultra libs  BoneDaddy   Dec-07-10 12:14 PM   #27 
     - And what is that supposed to mean? nt  Ginto   Dec-07-10 12:20 PM   #38 
     - It means that although  BoneDaddy   Dec-08-10 10:47 AM   #98 
     - THIS  davidswanson   Dec-07-10 03:04 PM   #56 
     - Probably thanking the guards as they got a boot in the face  Confusious   Dec-07-10 03:55 PM   #67 
     - Yes, I'm sure the millions of chinese the japanese killed feel the same way  Confusious   Dec-07-10 12:52 PM   #50 
        - Don't believe the hype that we went in there to "save" people. nt  Ginto   Dec-07-10 04:08 PM   #73 
           - They both invaded other countries, killed millions  Confusious   Dec-07-10 05:11 PM   #77 
           - Did I say we're the reason? nt  Ginto   Dec-07-10 05:13 PM   #79 
              - Well, you haven't said it  Confusious   Dec-07-10 05:16 PM   #81 
           - Actually  BoneDaddy   Dec-08-10 11:58 AM   #99 
              - Well gee,  immune   Dec-08-10 12:20 PM   #100 
                 - once again  zappaman   Dec-08-10 12:40 PM   #101 
                    - Cui bono?  immune   Dec-08-10 01:20 PM   #102 
                       - my answer?  zappaman   Dec-08-10 01:25 PM   #103 
                          - I do know  immune   Dec-08-10 02:01 PM   #104 
                             - "I do know"  zappaman   Dec-08-10 02:07 PM   #105 
                             - Maybe you should  immune   Dec-08-10 02:15 PM   #106 
                             - Read a history book  Confusious   Dec-08-10 02:30 PM   #107 
                                - Well see,  immune   Dec-08-10 04:20 PM   #111 
                                   - so, if I can follow your rambling nonsense...  zappaman   Dec-08-10 04:23 PM   #112 
                                      - How did the US profit?  immune   Dec-08-10 04:35 PM   #113 
                                         - why can't you answer a simple question?  zappaman   Dec-08-10 04:43 PM   #114 
                                            - No, it was never about prosperity for the US.  immune   Dec-08-10 04:54 PM   #115 
                                               - United States Citizens  Confusious   Dec-08-10 04:55 PM   #116 
                                                  - you beat me to it!  zappaman   Dec-08-10 05:03 PM   #117 
                                                  - I am very familiar with the propaganda push  immune   Dec-08-10 05:19 PM   #118 
  - Reduced to bashing FDR? Unrec and ESAD.  FSogol   Dec-07-10 10:01 AM   #5 
  - did you have some correction to offer  davidswanson   Dec-07-10 10:09 AM   #13 
     - Pearl Harbor was an act of military aggression and a war crime  geek tragedy   Dec-07-10 12:17 PM   #32 
        - +1  HuckleB   Dec-07-10 12:21 PM   #39 
        - Unlike Hiroshima and Nagasaki.  Ginto   Dec-07-10 12:22 PM   #41 
        - Hiroshima was a military target  Confusious   Dec-07-10 12:53 PM   #51 
           - a city  davidswanson   Dec-07-10 03:07 PM   #58 
              - Any target that houses military factories or the military  Confusious   Dec-07-10 03:30 PM   #62 
                 - Sounds like something Bush would say. Got to love the DLC types. nt  Ginto   Dec-07-10 04:05 PM   #71 
                 - I think you missed the "geneva conventions" part.  Confusious   Dec-07-10 05:09 PM   #76 
                    - Which ones? Obviously not the 4th convention. Neither did we. nt  Ginto   Dec-07-10 05:12 PM   #78 
                       - We adhered to them more then they did  Confusious   Dec-07-10 05:15 PM   #80 
                 - i see  davidswanson   Dec-07-10 09:57 PM   #88 
                    - Wow, another person who gets it wrong  Confusious   Dec-07-10 10:17 PM   #91 
                    - I've lived near a target almost all my life and probably, so have you.  ryan_cats   Dec-08-10 09:06 AM   #94 
        - that  davidswanson   Dec-07-10 03:05 PM   #57 
           - Yes, we tricked Japan  Confusious   Dec-08-10 03:24 PM   #109 
  - Good Post .....k&r  BlueJac   Dec-07-10 10:01 AM   #6 
  - We are a nation based on war crimes. nt.  Ginto   Dec-07-10 10:02 AM   #7 
  - Then why do you live here?  BoneDaddy   Dec-07-10 12:15 PM   #29 
     - So "love it or leave it?"  Ginto   Dec-07-10 12:25 PM   #42 
     - I am just wondering  BoneDaddy   Dec-07-10 12:46 PM   #48 
        - That's the same argument some use to discount racism and slavery.  Ginto   Dec-07-10 04:06 PM   #72 
           - Really? Haven't heard that  Confusious   Dec-07-10 05:18 PM   #82 
           - Not a justification or an agreement  BoneDaddy   Dec-08-10 10:42 AM   #97 
     - I stay because I love the country, not some flag, a government, or its lies and crimes.  JackRiddler   Dec-07-10 06:26 PM   #83 
  - Revisionist history ftw!...nt  SidDithers   Dec-07-10 10:02 AM   #8 
  - it certainly is.  cali   Dec-07-10 12:07 PM   #25 
  - +1  HuckleB   Dec-07-10 12:18 PM   #35 
  - Nice ad for your book, but I think I'll pass on this one.  MineralMan   Dec-07-10 10:02 AM   #9 
  - thanks please do  davidswanson   Dec-07-10 10:11 AM   #15 
  - Not this shit again  WilmywoodNCparalegal   Dec-07-10 10:12 AM   #16 
  - Someone has to jump the shark again, every year. No? -eom-  HuckleB   Dec-07-10 12:29 PM   #44 
  - Rec'd. David, I've made room for you under the bus. Thanks n/t  Catherina   Dec-07-10 10:14 AM   #17 
  - We didn't call them repug talking points back then but they were  jwirr   Dec-07-10 10:18 AM   #18 
  - Yep--it's an old Republican campaign meme--Dewey used it in 1944.  msanthrope   Dec-07-10 12:26 PM   #43 
  - This is true.  RC   Dec-07-10 10:50 AM   #19 
  - Then why was the Empire of Japan planning for a Pacific war with the U.S.  Ikonoklast   Dec-07-10 11:19 AM   #20 
  - Why are we planning a war with Russia in the Baltics?  Luminous Animal   Dec-07-10 11:21 AM   #21 
  - Russia isn't currently building up its fleet.  Ikonoklast   Dec-07-10 11:24 AM   #22 
  - Because every country plans for war with every other country  Confusious   Dec-07-10 03:49 PM   #66 
  - instead of chanting slogans  davidswanson   Dec-07-10 12:03 PM   #23 
     - uh, that poster didn't chant a slogan- good revisionism there-  cali   Dec-07-10 12:10 PM   #26 
     - But we didn't bomb Tokyo Harbor.  Ikonoklast   Dec-07-10 12:15 PM   #28 
     - you know  davidswanson   Dec-07-10 03:10 PM   #59 
        - You know, the russian army would have had a much tougher time  Confusious   Dec-07-10 03:47 PM   #65 
        - I guess I needed the sarcasm smiley.  Ikonoklast   Dec-07-10 07:23 PM   #85 
     - Because china and russia were invaded  Confusious   Dec-07-10 03:58 PM   #68 
     - I found to many mistakes to count  Confusious   Dec-07-10 04:02 PM   #70 
  - Why did Japan invade China?  geek tragedy   Dec-07-10 12:20 PM   #37 
     - Because the poor Japanese were tricked into the war  Confusious   Dec-07-10 03:45 PM   #64 
  - So now the extreme left thinks Imperial Japan were the victims of the evil FDR.  geek tragedy   Dec-07-10 12:16 PM   #30 
  - And they want Obama to be more like FDR.  Scurrilous   Dec-07-10 12:17 PM   #31 
  - Oh, this is nothing  WolverineDG   Dec-07-10 12:49 PM   #49 
  - K & (believe it or not ) an R  Desertrose   Dec-07-10 12:17 PM   #33 
  - I doubt we'll ever know  davidthegnome   Dec-07-10 12:18 PM   #34 
  - Does your book come with illustrations?  MilesColtrane   Dec-07-10 12:43 PM   #46 
  - no but  davidswanson   Dec-07-10 03:11 PM   #60 
  - Thanks for this post!  smiley   Dec-07-10 12:54 PM   #52 
  - Bad form  creon   Dec-07-10 02:22 PM   #53 
  - It's an interesting take.  Dappleganger   Dec-07-10 02:28 PM   #54 
  - so war lies must last  davidswanson   Dec-07-10 03:12 PM   #61 
  - Hahaha, thank god this stupid shit got exiled to the 9/11 dungeon  WildEyedLiberal   Dec-07-10 02:28 PM   #55 
  - lol. and the dungeon is where this turd deserves to be.  cali   Dec-07-10 04:19 PM   #74 
  - A bunch of bullshit  Confusious   Dec-07-10 03:33 PM   #63 
  - Yes and no, David.  JackRiddler   Dec-07-10 06:50 PM   #84 
  - admitting the lies  davidswanson   Dec-07-10 10:08 PM   #89 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-07-10 10:15 PM   #90 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-07-10 11:56 PM   #93 
  - David: Why is it remarkable?  JackRiddler   Dec-07-10 11:55 PM   #92 
  - The military could have put Pearl Harbor on high alert  spooked911   Dec-08-10 09:24 AM   #95 
     - Why put someone on high alert for no reason?  Confusious   Dec-08-10 03:15 PM   #108 
     - obviously you didn't read the OP  spooked911   Dec-09-10 11:13 AM   #119 
        - Even if I read them  Confusious   Dec-09-10 03:23 PM   #121 
           - I'm not defending or excusing Japan  spooked911   Dec-11-10 06:03 AM   #124 
           - days before pearl Harbor, the country was 50/50 split on whether to enter the war.  Old and In the Way   Dec-05-11 03:43 PM   #129 
     - to quote a longtime poster...  zappaman   Dec-08-10 04:09 PM   #110 
        - this is not a conspiracy theory  spooked911   Dec-09-10 11:14 AM   #120 
           - It's another version of  Confusious   Dec-09-10 03:25 PM   #122 
              - did you read the original post?  spooked911   Dec-11-10 06:00 AM   #123 
  - Good golly miss Molly this made the moonbat vault!  obliviously   Dec-07-10 07:23 PM   #86 
  - Reading your book now actually  spooked911   Dec-08-10 09:26 AM   #96 
  - Kick...  SidDithers   Dec-05-11 12:28 AM   #125 
     - Dang,...  MarianJack   Dec-05-11 11:37 AM   #126 
        - Huh, I could have sworn this OP was just published.  Old and In the Way   Dec-05-11 03:47 PM   #130 
           - Correct.  deconstruct911   Dec-05-11 03:54 PM   #131 
           - You know the old term, SSCDD  MarianJack   Dec-05-11 09:58 PM   #132 
 

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