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Interesting theory on what led to the United States joining the war - Communist infiltrators at the highest levels of our government. Sound familar?
1 posted on 12/07/2012 11:18:56 AM PST by Errant
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To: Errant

It’s Prescott Bush’s fault?


2 posted on 12/07/2012 11:22:02 AM PST by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: Errant

I thought it was the Bilderberg Group.


3 posted on 12/07/2012 11:22:02 AM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: Errant

I thought it was Bat Boy.


5 posted on 12/07/2012 11:25:02 AM PST by Jeff Winston
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To: Errant
"Did we give up when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor?"


6 posted on 12/07/2012 11:26:22 AM PST by Yo-Yo (Is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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To: Errant

“Who instigated the attack on Pearl Harbor?”

Why, Sarah Palin, of course /idiot Matt Damon

(well, he’s said other idiotic things about her)


11 posted on 12/07/2012 11:38:04 AM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Errant
I recall a talk show caller stating that while at the USS Arizona Memorial she heard a teenage visitor say that the Japanese attack was understandable and was in retaliation for us bombing them with nuclear weapons.
13 posted on 12/07/2012 11:53:35 AM PST by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: Errant

Listened to interview yesterday & was going to post.

Thanks. Excellent interview and so relevant for today. Will it take 70 years to turn this administration inside out?


14 posted on 12/07/2012 11:56:44 AM PST by thouworm (.)
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To: Errant
Who instigated the attack on Pearl Harbor?

Ron Paul would tell you that we instigated it by meddling in Japan's affairs.

17 posted on 12/07/2012 12:13:06 PM PST by GOP_Party_Animal
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Interesting theory on what led to the United States joining the war - Communist infiltrators at the highest levels of our government. Sound familar?

FYI ping (if you listen to audio, start at min 11)

18 posted on 12/07/2012 12:15:27 PM PST by thouworm (.)
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To: Errant

The USS Ward (DD-139) instigated the attack by firing on and sinking a Japanese submarine just outside of Pearl Harbor. The Japanese retaliated by attacking Pearl Harbor a couple of hours later.


19 posted on 12/07/2012 12:15:50 PM PST by aomagrat (Gun owners who vote for democrats are too stupid to own guns.)
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To: Errant

Franklin Pierce(one of Barby Bush’s distant relitives)!


20 posted on 12/07/2012 12:22:21 PM PST by US Navy Vet (Go Packers! Go Rockies! Go Boston Bruins! See, I'm "Diverse"!)
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To: Errant
I did not listen to the audio but I did find this about the book, Operation Snow: How a Soviet Mole in FDR's White House Triggered Pearl Harbor.

Years ago I posted a similar thought that was countered by a very knowledgeable and reasonable argument.

First, I believe that American progressives of the era opposed going to war against Hitler after his August 1939 nonaggression pact with their Uncle Joe. Progressives demanded war against Hitler in June, 1941 when Hitler attacked their beloved workers' paradise.

I find it very creditable that Uncle Joe Stalin worried about Japan especially after June. He needed help. Something had to be done.

I first heard from some Europeans that the FDR administration provoked Japan.

It's NOT tinfoil hat stuff to say that some people very close to FDR were communists or sympathetic to Uncle Joe's workers' paradise.

In a biography of Armand Hammer I read that it was he who sold the idea of a generous lend lease program for the Soviet Union to a willing FDR Administration. In the 1930s the Export-Import Bank was created to help the Soviets. I've known FDR Democrats (in 1940s - 50s) who could tear up talking about their Uncle Joe.

IMO, the FDR Administration wanted some kind of act of war from Japan as an excuse. No one likely thought that it would be that big.

Pearl Harbor made the isolationists give full support to FDR. But by 1944 when it was obvious that we'd win Republicans did debate post war plans with the Democrats.

Republicans wanted a tough stand against communism, the Democrats became the isolationists.

Another FReeper responded to my comment that: Stalin worried about Japan.

"Stalin wasn't worried about the Japanese. The Red Army had thoroughly bloodied the Japanese Army's nose in the border clashes of the late '30s. The Soviet-Japanese Neutrality Pact signed in April 1941 was pushed for by the Japanese, who by then had already decided their thrust was going to be to the south. The Japanese had every reason not to provoke the Soviets and the Soviets understood this, otherwise they would not have depleted their forces in the Far East by sending them to Europe as they did."


23 posted on 12/07/2012 12:57:01 PM PST by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: Errant

Just posted a article from that author here:
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2966761/posts


33 posted on 12/07/2012 6:20:00 PM PST by Theoria (Romney is a Pyrrhic victory.)
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