Skip to comments.Globe Columnist: Shamed by Hiroshima, America Was Awaiting 9/11 Payback
Posted on 08/07/2006 6:22:41 AM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest
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No. It seems like rantings from someone who hates western civilization.
You start a war: We finish a war.
No sin, but rather dire necessity. Otherwise we'ld still be fighting Japan.
I feel no shame.
God bless Truman for nuking Japan.
What a tool. My grandfather's ship was kamikazied during the Battle of Okinawa. He had hundreds of his shipmates die. And this unmitigated idiot has the gall to believe that anyone with a brain feels any shame about dropping the bomb to end the war? The bomb saved millions of American AND Japanese lives by bringing the war to an end without the need to invade the home islands.
Of course, this jerk also probably thinks a cease-fire in Lebanon would lead to peace and few lives lost. Stupid is, if anything, consistent.
It's August, and do I detect the rumblings of another 'let's debate Hiroshima and Nagasaki' thread continuing on to 400 posts, here on FR, one of our annual summer rites of passage.
I'm going to go with that since I don't have any unresolved issues over Hiroshima seeing as it was the right thing to do.
Every single one of Carroll's columns is just like this.
Without question, he is the biggest pussy in New England.
What a frickin' idiot!
Airy theorism? Is it even a sentence?
The only thing 'unresolved' about September 11th is that it was more or less a by-product of eight years of Clinton, steeped in abject lack of national preparation and flavored with American moral decay widely detested around the Islamic world, combined with external subjective global impressions of our incontrovertible weakness (again due to Clinton) which set in wheels the actions of the 19 hijackers and those who issued the orders.
Just for the record, this American is not ashamed, and remembers feeling quite proud as a kid that we had decisively put an end to the Japanese threat.
I also remember "Unconditional Surrender"
Don't care if he was a democrat, Truman knew what he was doing>
Only guilt ridden liberals feel/felt this way.
And as all liberals do, they project their own distorted feelings and reasoning on to others.
It was a damn shame that we had to drop the bomb. But the responsibility lies with Japan. For me, sadness for the innocents does not translate into guilt.
I finally figured out why liberals have such an affinity for arab terrorists. You know how they march in the street whipping themselves bloody with chains? That's what libs do to themselves emotionally, and wish they had the nerve to do physically.
PEARL HARBOR was our invitation. Any logic beyond that is skewered.
""Thus, what I am calling the Nagasaki principle consists in momentum, which obfuscates responsibility before the fact, and denial, which prevents a necessary moral reckoning afterward."
I'd feel guiltier if I could figure out what this meant.
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