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bemildred Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-17-08 01:03 PM
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7. Worked great for Germany in WWII, right?
War always sucks if you lose, and sometimes when you "win".
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  -Does anyone believe that WAR is the best solution for an ailing economy? Paint It Black  Sep-17-08 12:51 PM   #0 
  - WWII contributed greatly to the economy  fed_up_mother   Sep-17-08 12:53 PM   #1 
  - A couple of thoughts ...  Cosmocat   Sep-17-08 01:14 PM   #13 
  - I agree with all your points.  fed_up_mother   Sep-17-08 01:37 PM   #22 
  - You can bet that John McCain does!  iceman66   Sep-17-08 01:46 PM   #24 
  - Republicans will believe anything you tell them as long as it's wrapped  rateyes   Sep-17-08 12:53 PM   #2 
  - I remember being Home on Leave.  TomInTib   Sep-17-08 12:58 PM   #3 
  - My very unique memory of 9/11: I was working at a steel mill  hedgehog   Sep-17-08 12:58 PM   #4 
  - DUPE sorry NT  dmallind   Sep-17-08 01:02 PM   #5 
  - In all honesty  dmallind   Sep-17-08 01:02 PM   #6 
  - Worked great for Germany in WWII, right?  bemildred   Sep-17-08 01:03 PM   #7 
  - Actually yep  dmallind   Sep-17-08 01:11 PM   #9 
  - Compare Germany's economy in 1933 and 1945, then we can talk. nt  bemildred   Sep-17-08 01:52 PM   #25 
     - Why?  dmallind   Sep-17-08 02:10 PM   #29 
        - LOL.  bemildred   Sep-17-08 02:24 PM   #31 
           - Projection redux  dmallind   Sep-17-08 02:48 PM   #33 
              - Now that is a great sentence:  bemildred   Sep-17-08 02:55 PM   #34 
  - It wasn't the war that helped. It was the social ideology of fear  vaberella   Sep-17-08 01:22 PM   #17 
  - Riddle me this....if its so good for the economy  NYCALIZ   Sep-17-08 01:06 PM   #8 
  - Because we owe our asses to the rest of the world. We're in too much debt!  fed_up_mother   Sep-17-08 01:11 PM   #10 
  - DUPE sorry - NT  dmallind   Sep-17-08 01:14 PM   #11 
  - Because it's not the same kind of war  dmallind   Sep-17-08 01:14 PM   #12 
  - That's the idea. Keep in mind for Repubs war works like Wall Street.  vaberella   Sep-17-08 01:27 PM   #19 
  - The economy wasn't that great after the war.  Bornaginhooligan   Sep-17-08 01:16 PM   #14 
  - The United States has been at war for 70 yrs.  baldguy   Sep-17-08 01:19 PM   #15 
  - It's the neo-conservative view of the neo-liberalism mantra for capitalism.  vaberella   Sep-17-08 01:20 PM   #16 
  - During WW2  Venceremos   Sep-17-08 01:25 PM   #18 
  - Which the Repubs don't get which will inherently hurt us more the buffoons.  vaberella   Sep-17-08 01:28 PM   #21 
  - Correct. nt  anonymous171   Sep-17-08 02:03 PM   #28 
  - nt  invictus   Sep-17-08 01:27 PM   #20 
  - Not the way BushCo runs a war...  Juniperx   Sep-17-08 01:39 PM   #23 
  - No question...and there is some truth to it  ramapo   Sep-17-08 02:01 PM   #26 
  - Not anymore.  anonymous171   Sep-17-08 02:02 PM   #27 
  - Its an old argument, thoroughly refuted, but it keeps popping back up.  mainz_68   Sep-17-08 02:18 PM   #30 
  - The economic activity of WWII was completely different than it is now  grantcart   Sep-17-08 02:30 PM   #32 

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