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Hey, how bout retribution for the families of the D-Day soldiers (and all WWII men and women)
Posted on 06/07/2014 5:50:41 PM PDT by RoosterRedux
Watching the history channel D-Day show.
Were it not for these heroes...there would be no U.S...and even former slaves would be speaking German.
TOPICS: Chit/Chat; History
I apologize for being cranky. My dad served in WWII and it changed his life for the better as regards his love of country.
Like most of us...I am disgusted by our President. If he wants retribution...let’s start with those who gave their lives for our country.
What makes you think there would be no US?
posted on 06/07/2014 5:58:14 PM PDT
Did you mean reparations (although with current FedGov actions, I'm sure retribution seems appealing too)?
posted on 06/07/2014 6:00:15 PM PDT
("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
The word you were looking for was “reparations” not “retribution.”
posted on 06/07/2014 6:01:13 PM PDT
Sadly, 0’s all about retribution for our heroes.
posted on 06/07/2014 6:07:01 PM PDT
by Jane Long
("And when thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, LORD, will I seek")
Restitution, Rooster Redux. Retribution. Revolution. Redistribution.
posted on 06/07/2014 6:14:56 PM PDT
I think you might mean "reparations."
posted on 06/07/2014 6:15:03 PM PDT
by E. Pluribus Unum
("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
...would be speaking German. Or worse.
Well, actually, one could do rather worse than German. Any of the Khoisan "click" languages would be the devil to learn as a POW or otherwise, to say nothing of Chinese, with tens of thousands of complete independent and dissociated symbol-words, each independently difficult to write and pronounce.
posted on 06/07/2014 6:19:47 PM PDT
How about reparations for my relative buried at Gettysburg?
posted on 06/07/2014 6:27:07 PM PDT
(Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.)
Or for my Irish ancestors brought here as slaves?
posted on 06/07/2014 6:30:40 PM PDT
Good point. A goodly number of those people were sent a letter requiring them to leave their homes and families and become the property of the government for an indefinite period of time, forced to eat government food, live in hellish barracks with 40 or more other men (and no women), forced to train to be killers and to follow the orders of their overlords, and then they were shipped, like cattle, to be put in front of men from other countries who were shooting bullets, heavy artillery and bazookas at them. Imagine!
Reparations especially for the families of those who died there, and whose loved ones died only to have the reasons why they fought rendered meaningless by the boobs who now ask for a different reparations.
posted on 06/07/2014 6:35:36 PM PDT
(Let the Tea Party win, and we will declare peace on the American people and go home.)
The former slaves would have been worked to death or immediately sent to the gas chambers and crematoria.
The Nazis didn’t like people of color any more than they liked Jews.
posted on 06/07/2014 6:40:29 PM PDT
by 5th MEB
(Progressives in the open; --- FIRE FOR EFFECT!!)
posted on 06/08/2014 12:37:43 AM PDT
by Gene Eric
(Don't be a statist!)
Yep, I meant redistribution.
Sorry, I stand corrected; need the meaning of “retribuion” in this context, though. To me , it would be that the families would be punished.
posted on 06/08/2014 11:01:13 AM PDT
I had after-thoughts that perhaps I had chosen the wrong word.;-)
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