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Atomic Apology? U.S. to Send First Delegation to Hiroshima A-Bomb Memorial
foxnews.com ^ | August 4, 2010

Posted on 08/04/2010 10:19:19 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012

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To: ilovesarah2012

The Nips killed millions of Chinese. They have never apologized for any of their murders.

Let’s just bomb them again.


51 posted on 08/04/2010 11:03:20 AM PDT by Brucifer (Proud member of the Double Secret Reloading Underground.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

“It was Dolphin & Whale”!


52 posted on 08/04/2010 11:11:19 AM PDT by TexGuy (If it has the slimmest of chances of being considered sarcasm ... IT IS!)
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To: ilovesarah2012

In light of the “9/11 Mosque” at ground zero, I propose that we build a United States Airforce Community Center at ground zero in Hiroshima, with a B-29 Bomber replica mounted in front as a memorial to America’s community service to that city. /s

No, I am not being cruel to the Japanese. The satire is purely on the stupidity of a mosque at ground zero.


53 posted on 08/04/2010 11:13:16 AM PDT by JewishRighter
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To: JewishRighter

Sorry, that should be United States Air Force.


54 posted on 08/04/2010 11:14:00 AM PDT by JewishRighter
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To: dfwgator
And the Rape of Nanking...and the Bataan Death March...and the Korean Comfort Women...and Unit 731...

And all the other great things Japan inflicted on the world.
Maybe we can get the Imam to build a mosque there "to unify".
55 posted on 08/04/2010 11:14:43 AM PDT by JSteff ((((It was ALL about SCOTUS. Most forget about that and HAVE DOOMED us for a generation or more.))))
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To: ilovesarah2012

P.S. We can call it: Pearl Harbor House. Nice touch, huh?


56 posted on 08/04/2010 11:14:53 AM PDT by JewishRighter
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To: Le Chien Rouge
Japanese lives ended as collateral damage

And so what it your point?
57 posted on 08/04/2010 11:16:11 AM PDT by JSteff ((((It was ALL about SCOTUS. Most forget about that and HAVE DOOMED us for a generation or more.))))
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To: JSteff
And the Rape of Nanking...and the Bataan Death March...and the Korean Comfort Women...and Unit 731...

Oh, yeah, I left out "Pink Lady and Jeff."

58 posted on 08/04/2010 11:19:06 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

The Mothra singers!


59 posted on 08/04/2010 11:22:06 AM PDT by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: ilovesarah2012

No, it was to END unjustified force against civilian populations. I don’t mind the japs, but they really need to learn their own history.


60 posted on 08/04/2010 11:23:59 AM PDT by ichabod1 (Hail Mary Full of Grace, The Lord Is With Thee...)
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To: Le Chien Rouge

Actually, to me, any nip that whines about the consequences of aggressive war is a bushido violator, has lost face, and should immediately commit ritual seppuku.


61 posted on 08/04/2010 11:26:49 AM PDT by ichabod1 (Hail Mary Full of Grace, The Lord Is With Thee...)
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To: Proud_USA_Republican

Actually I think they should be allowed to build a shinto shrine at the site of the Arizona reminding us that it was Japanese Military Might (and the Mitsubishi Corporation) that put her where she is today.


62 posted on 08/04/2010 11:31:06 AM PDT by ichabod1 (Hail Mary Full of Grace, The Lord Is With Thee...)
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To: SandRat

Would it matter if they did (and I think they did, decades ago)?

Robber: I’m sorry I broke into your house.
Homeowner: I’m sorry I defended my home and shot you.

WTF?
The intruder was the one who violated the integrity of the home. Why should the homeowner apologize for taking perfectly reasonable actions?


63 posted on 08/04/2010 11:33:10 AM PDT by SJSAMPLE
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To: dfwgator
Had we invaded, the Soviets would have also joined the fight, and thus, Japan would most likely have been divided, like Korea and Germany.

Not really...The Soviets while having a massive land army and tactical air ..had no Navy of note, no amphibious force and no sea lift... making it very hard to invade an island nation....

The Soviets WW2 forces were very similar to in composition to the German forces a massive land army and tactical air... and would have the same problems the German had with getting at Britain in 1940 across the channel...

Conversely the US in fighting two very different wars had to develop a very balances composition of not only a land army and tactical air ...

Bottom line that massive land army of the Soviets was not going any were that required heavy sea lift to get there and supply them once they got there

... Rock, Paper, Scissors ...

64 posted on 08/04/2010 11:34:28 AM PDT by tophat9000 (.............................. BP + BO = BS ...........................Formula for a disaster...)
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To: tatsinfla

If this isn’t the handiwork of Comrade Zero, I don’t know what is. What a wimp.


65 posted on 08/04/2010 11:39:26 AM PDT by Paratesties
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To: tophat9000
Not really...The Soviets while having a massive land army and tactical air ..had no Navy of note, no amphibious force and no sea lift... making it very hard to invade an island nation....

But they wouldn't have had to, we would have done the heavy lifting, and then they would have brought in their soldiers, and we would have given into them just like at Yalta and Potsdam.

66 posted on 08/04/2010 11:46:54 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: ilovesarah2012

“The Divine One” shall apologize for the American victory in WWII.


67 posted on 08/04/2010 12:05:07 PM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: ilovesarah2012

I am sorry that Japan refused to surrender before we were forced to start nuking their cities.

I am sorry that Japan still refused to surrender AFTER we nuked Hiroshima.

I am sorry that Japan still refused to surrender until after we nuked Nagasaki and convinced them that we would continue to nuke their cities until they surrendered (we had actually used up all of our nukes and it would have taken a few months to make some more).

How is that?


68 posted on 08/04/2010 12:05:37 PM PDT by kennedy (I am a Kennedy. Where do I go to claim my Senate seat?)
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To: ilovesarah2012

***Survivors of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki are welcoming a decision by the United States to send its first ever delegation to a ceremony marking the anniversary of the attacks, but are asking for something they aren’t likely to get — an apology. ****

If you don’t like my peaches, don’t shake my tree!
If you can’t stand the heat, get the hell out of the kitchen!

You stirred up a hornet’s nest and you got stung!

“I fear all we have done is to awaken a sleeping giant and fill him with a terrible resolve.” -Japanese Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto.

Tough s#!t!


69 posted on 08/04/2010 12:08:45 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar ( Viva los SB 1070)
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To: ilovesarah2012

We need a website: Hiroshima and Nagasaki: WE DO NOT APOLOGIZE - YOU HAD IT COMING!


70 posted on 08/04/2010 12:10:07 PM PDT by Little Ray (The Gods of the Copybook Headings with terror and slaughter return!)
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To: Pecos

The Japanese people were being urged by their god-emperor to fight to the death in an invasion, using bamboo sticks if necessary, so we had estimated up to ten million Japanese casualties just in combat, not counting starvation and disease. The count includes men, women and children.

Frankly, the thought horrifies me. No humane, rational person could possibly want to commit that slaughter unless there were no other choice.

I am PROUD that we were able to end the war quickly, avoiding not only those deaths, but of a million or more of our troops, and hundreds of thousands more people in China and elsewhere.


71 posted on 08/04/2010 12:13:59 PM PDT by antiRepublicrat
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To: ilovesarah2012
Groveling to the Emperor now?

Next the SOB will be sending a penitent JCS Chairman to apologize to the Eichmann family.

72 posted on 08/04/2010 12:15:25 PM PDT by Regulator (Watch Out!! The Americans are On the March!! America Forever, Mexico Never!)
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To: DuncanWaring
Don't inconvenience them with facts.

Those are unbearable.

73 posted on 08/04/2010 12:16:43 PM PDT by Regulator (Watch Out!! The Americans are On the March!! America Forever, Mexico Never!)
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To: silverleaf

***They were turned down***

Those bullet holes were still in the walls when I was there in 1969.


74 posted on 08/04/2010 12:20:38 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar ( Viva los SB 1070)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Hey Japan, put some ice on it!


75 posted on 08/04/2010 12:28:01 PM PDT by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

They’re still there.

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bullet_holes_at_headquarters_building_of_Hickam_Air_Force_Base.jpg


76 posted on 08/04/2010 12:28:19 PM PDT by abb ("What ISN'T in the news is often more important than what IS." Ed Biersmith, 1942 -)
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To: dfwgator

Good luck finding anything about that in their school textbooks.


77 posted on 08/04/2010 12:30:01 PM PDT by TheDon (The Democrat Party, the party of the KKK (tm))
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To: ilovesarah2012
"They best thing they could do would be to apologize," said Terumi Tanaka, ... "But I doubt that is going to happen."

Is Mr. Tanaka on record stating the merits of his own government apologizing for the Rape of Nanking, Pearl Harbor, the Korean "Comfort Women", the Bataan Death March (and the list, of course goes on)?

78 posted on 08/04/2010 12:31:03 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: ilovesarah2012
Read a bit on Bushido in modern times.
http://www.asiansart.org/samurai.html#modern then follow the links to more info on sexual slavery, organized cannibalism, mass rape, human experiments and biological warfare. They should be gratefull half of Japan didn't end up as an Asian version of East Germany. Apologize? I think not.
79 posted on 08/04/2010 12:38:03 PM PDT by Polynikes (Haakkaa Paalle)
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To: TheDon

This brings to mind a Free Republic thread from the past:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2349112/posts


80 posted on 08/04/2010 12:43:31 PM PDT by So Cal Rocket (We will remember in November)
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To: ilovesarah2012
Dear Japan... this American will NEVER apologize for my forefathers kicking your asses... you deserved it... and you are a great nation today because we did kick your asses... the pos president that sends his apology tour to your party is not truly president because he is not qualified to hold that office... and speaks for no one other than himself and his islamo communist buddies.

LLS

81 posted on 08/04/2010 12:58:55 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!)
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To: ilovesarah2012

My old man was on his way to invade Japan when the bomb hit Hiroshima. About 80 days in the belly of a troop ship, zig-zagging around the Pacific. His exact words to me about it were “they dropped the bomb, the war was over, and that was all right with your father.”

That’s as far as my opinion will ever extend.


82 posted on 08/04/2010 1:44:05 PM PDT by RingerSIX
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To: Moose4

Yes they would have, in fact they were developing biological warfare against us.


83 posted on 08/04/2010 1:59:22 PM PDT by valkyry1
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84 posted on 08/04/2010 5:40:55 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
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Tokyo has praised the decision to send U.S. Ambassador John Roos to the Hiroshima anniversary on Friday, though some survivors of the attack, which is seen by many in Japan as an unjustified use of excessive force against a civilian population, say they have mixed feelings.

Hello??!!??

Japan war criminals killed several times the number of civilian victims of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

Talk to the Chinese and the Filipinos...

No mixed feelings here whatsoever.

85 posted on 08/04/2010 6:12:47 PM PDT by Publius6961 ("In 1964 the War on Poverty Began --- Poverty won.")
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To: antiRepublicrat

I’ve seen photos of the training material pupblished to teach Japanese civilians how to attack Americans by any and all means. Very similar to current Islamist indoctrination material. The common Leftist teaching in today’s schools is that America forced Japan to attack China, and then used that as an excuse to commit attrocities against the Japanese. [Pardon me while I puke.]


86 posted on 08/05/2010 4:34:18 AM PDT by Pecos
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