Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once.
--Hermann Goering, Nazi Commander, April 18, 1946Why, of course the people don't want war... but, after all, it is the leaders of the country who determine the policy, and it is always a simple matter to drag the people along, whether it is a democracy, or a fascist dictatorship, or a parliament or a communist dictatorship... voice or no voice, the people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders. That is easy. All you have to do is to tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger.
The Russians and Germans did a lot of indiscriminate killing and destruction during WWII. I'm talking about raping the women, killing children, taking entire villages out and shooting them and dumping them in mass graves.Since the crusades I don't recall an aggressor killing and destroying indiscriminately when he could hold what he conquered and have the population do his bidding.
Xracer...the only one he's embarrassed by saying what he said is himself & and anyone who agree's with him...he demonstrate's that he has knowledge of the situation and is foolish enough to still believe we should not act. Other than that his appearant ignorant opinion is embarrassing to American'sOriginally posted by Xracer
Gee, GGB....you're not supposed to ask embarrassingly logical questions like that!
HITLER & HIS NAZI'S COME TO MIND.Originally posted by Go-Get Beer
Since the crusades I don't recall an aggressor killing and destroying indiscriminately when he could hold what he conquered and have the population do his bidding. I'm waiting anxiously to see the outcome of the fight between the two propaganda machines: Iraqi and US. It will probably end in a bloody guerilla war, but there is hope for peace after this operation yet.
No need to respond to this GGB, we will have to agree to disagree.All that is necessary for evil to triumph is that good men do nothing. ' Edmund Burke'