Skip to comments.Peter Lucas: Obama, in Japan, can't help but apologize
Posted on 05/31/2016 6:27:53 AM PDT by luke1825
President Barack Obama should have gone to Pearl Harbor first.
That way, when he got to Hiroshima, he could have told the world how Hiroshima would never have happened had not the Japanese provoked a war with the United States.
He could also have added that Hiroshima would not have happened had Japan, having lost the war, surrendered.
But the fanatic Japanese leaders refused, and vowed to fight a scorched earth final battle on Japanese soil. This meant a potential U.S. invasion of the Japanese homeland, an invasion that would have led to an horrific battle. That battle would have gone on for months, if not years, and cost the U.S. some one million causalities, and untold millions of Japanese dead
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Let’s not forget that Japan had many men in China too, not just on the homeland island
The very visit was an apology.
The man makes me sick...
Correct. There were over one million Japanese soldiers in China, Manchuria and Korea.
obama is the reason the Founding Fathers wanted only an American to be president.
Obama does not understand the American mystique. This is a good nation and operates from that platform.
Around 1840 by Alexis de Tocqueville, author of Democracy in America, a book which was assigned to the entire Republican freshman class of the 104th congress.
I sought for the greatness and genius of America in her commodious harbors and her ample rivers— and it was not there... in her fertile fields and boundless forests— and it was not there... in her rich mines and her vast world commerce— and it was not there... in her democratic Congress and matchless Constitution— and it was not there. Not until I went into the churches of America and heard her pulpits flame with righteousness did I understand the secret of her genius and power. America is great because she is good, and if America ever ceases to be good, America will cease to be great.
BO had been to Oahu many, many times and has surely felt the historical presence of Pearl Harbor while there. In general, I’ve found Oahu to be very pro-military.
He’s willfully ignoring it, obviously.
Lest we forget that Obama hates America above all others.
Japan would have made us all slaves.
Scorched earth is a tad of an understatement?
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