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But FDR isn`t for firebombing Japanese cities?
1 posted on 04/30/2009 4:37:56 PM PDT by chessplayer
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Eisenhower probably also ought to be posthumously condemned as a war criminal. After all, he invaded Europe. In fact, we should indict all the soldiers who fought in WWII.


2 posted on 04/30/2009 4:40:38 PM PDT by phoenix07
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And John Steart is a moron for suggesting such a thing since Truman chose to sacrifice 200,000 Japanese to save AT least 800,000 more, and AT least 600,000 American lives.

Operation Downfall

3 posted on 04/30/2009 4:41:22 PM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin is a smart missile aimed at the heart of the left!)
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Put this ahole in a landing craft then, about to wade ashore onto the Japanese mainland. I’d bet he’d change his mind.


4 posted on 04/30/2009 4:42:55 PM PDT by onedoug
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Note to John Stewart, Truman was a Democrat.


5 posted on 04/30/2009 4:43:06 PM PDT by LottieDah (If only those who speak so eloquently on the rights of animals would do so on behalf the unborn)
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FDR killed more peace loving germans and japanese than truman did!


6 posted on 04/30/2009 4:45:11 PM PDT by omega4179 (Boycott government communist tractor factories!)
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But FDR isn`t for firebombing Japanese cities?

Nope...but he is a war criminal for not utilizing the Bomb before Truman did.
7 posted on 04/30/2009 4:49:08 PM PDT by IMissPresidentReagan (Does CNN have to wear a condom when covering 0bama or do they carry one, "just in case"?)
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Although historians have debated the issue for decades

That's a bold-faced lie. (in boldface formatting)

8 posted on 04/30/2009 4:49:15 PM PDT by plain talk
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And that Patton dude — when he said “you shouldn’t die for your country, you should make that other b@stard die for his!”

I mean, there you have it — a war criminal.

The jon stewards of the world today would speaking German or Japanese if not for Truman, W. Churchill, Ike, Patton, et. seq.


9 posted on 04/30/2009 4:55:21 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (Communism comes to America: 1/20/2009. Keep your powder dry, folks. Sic semper tyrannis)
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My father would've died in the invasion of mainland Japan (my late father always believed so).

Another reason for me to despise Jon Lebowitz!

10 posted on 04/30/2009 4:57:23 PM PDT by Stepan12 (Palin & Bolton in 2012)
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Just another left-wing robot zombie. What these lefties will never acknowledge is that the bombs saved lives. No, not just the lives of many American GI’s who would have died in a bloody invasion of the Home Islands. No, the bombs saved JAPANESE lives, and probably MILLIONS OF THEM. If robot zombie Stewart could read, he should read Richard Frank’s “Downfall.” Frank makes it pretty clear that the continuation of the war by only a few months was likely to result in mass starvation during the winter of 1945-46 for the ENTIRE Japanese population, and that millions of them would have died. Our bombing, mining and blockade strategies had virtually wiped out all Japanese economic infrastructure. Not only did they not have enough food, they had no means of distributing it to their people. A people who had already existed for the better part of a year on starvation rations.

And no, the Japanese WERE NOT “trying to surrender” at the time the bombs were dropped. Frank published the texts of the Japanese cables to the USSR seeking mediation and it’s very clear that they intended to fight on. Considering that we were reading these cables, Truman knew perfectly well that the Japanese intended to fight on.

The bombs saved Japanese lives. Stewart is ignorant of history, or is just plain ignorant.


11 posted on 04/30/2009 4:59:56 PM PDT by henkster (The GOP is housebroken window-dressing portraying the fiction of a Republic.)
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This is supposed to be comedy - however what passes as comedy with the libtards (Bush is a stupid chimp. hahahahahaha), and this show is also talking points from DU, Kossacks, and Huffpo. However, remember the Enola Gay exhibit at the Smithsonian? The museum practically apologized for it, calling it a racist act by the evil America bully.


14 posted on 04/30/2009 5:04:59 PM PDT by Fred Hayek (Leftism is a mental disorder.)
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Maybe this is the problem with the all-volunteer military. Sure it is effective, but asshats like Lebowitz will never be involved in defending their country and can snipe like this from the safety of a TV studio.


15 posted on 04/30/2009 5:11:19 PM PDT by Last Dakotan
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And what Jon Stewart says is significant why?


19 posted on 04/30/2009 5:14:08 PM PDT by tsmith130
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With this kind of idiotic logic, ANYONE who participates in ANY war, ESPECIALLY the winners, should be tried as war criminals.

Wait ‘til it comes to YOUR house, jon. (and like minded morons)


20 posted on 04/30/2009 5:15:06 PM PDT by J40000
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What can you say about that dope Jon Stewart.If it were Not for President Truman the U.S.Would have had to invade Japan and the cost would have been millions of casualties in U.S.Troops not to mention losses in aircraft and ships.

Secondly if that Bomb was not dropped Stewart and the rest of the U.S.would probably be speaking Japanese.


21 posted on 04/30/2009 5:19:50 PM PDT by puppypusher (The world is going to the dogs.)
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Torture? Criminal torture? Being made to watch this mtuant would be torture at its worst!! He’s physically and facially repulsive, and has a very prominent gayness to his mannerisms! F*** him!


24 posted on 04/30/2009 5:22:01 PM PDT by Doc Savage (SOBAMP!)
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More Natinalisy Socialist redefinitions of history. Japan NEVER would have become a free natiln, and Mscarthur would have had to deal with guerilla warfare in Japan that would never have gone away.

Japan is a great nation of a free and productive people precisely because becuase Japan and its fascist government was utterly and completely defeated by the dropping of the bombs. It saved untold misery for years to come, and gave the message needed to Russia: " Do not come here!"

So know we get the wet noodle version of Nationalist Socialist history, where the sons and daughters of those who supported a newly retroactively defined evil are made to pay the wages of their ancestors.

Now that IS the Obama ideology. And historic justice IS the calling card of ALL fascist movements.

Anyone doubt now that the Obama Movement is fascist?

Look at what he has done in 100 days, classic fascist markers out of history. Including the overiding of security today for the criminal admission of GITMO terrorists into the USA.

Anyone have doubts about Obama being Fascist now?

Fred and I have been calling Obama fascist since November of 2007. We knew what he was doing in Kenya with the Islamofascist Orange party for whom Obama campaigned as a Senator.No one listened.But define Obama NOW.

I keep harping on this, because we cannot defeat an enemy that is not defined. Define Obama as a fascist, and lets fight him and obliviate his movement!

27 posted on 04/30/2009 5:24:00 PM PDT by Candor7 (The weapons of choice against fascism are ridicule,derision ,truth. (member NRA)
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It constantly amazes me that someone hasn't just grabbed this pipsqueak by the ears and corkscrewed him into the turf.

Next to Bill Maher.


29 posted on 04/30/2009 5:24:35 PM PDT by Viking2002 (This tagline for rent.)
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Oh good grief. Cue the Pelosi mentality. (I was briefed by FDR on the Manhattan Project but never thought it would be used.) Jon you are a buffoon pandering to your moronic audience.
30 posted on 04/30/2009 5:26:01 PM PDT by eyedigress
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More Japanese were killed in the firebombings but that’s beside the point ...Japan killed millions in Nanking then went on to Rangoon and Burma slaughtering civilians where ever they went ... we wanted to end all that. They capitulated right after Nagasaki ....


32 posted on 04/30/2009 5:29:31 PM PDT by SkyDancer ('Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not..' ~ Thomas Jefferson)
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