Zito is God wrote:Omaha Red Sox wrote:Zito is God wrote:Big Pimpin wrote:Look, none of you actually read my post. You all just assume something and get riled up about it. Read it again:Big Pimpin wrote:And honestly, a nuke that turned Iraq and Afghanistan into a parking lot would have not only prevented further terrorism, it would have saved countless American lives. I would have not been upset at all about dropping one of those had it been our course of action.
I didn't say that I was "in favor" of dropping a nuke, I said I wouldn't have been upset had they done it. Look, I think the war wasn't planned out very well. I think we could and should have been more aggressive, moved faster, gotten the job done, and got out of Dodge.
However, my point is a valid one. A nuke would have eradicated thousands of potential terrorists. All of them? No way. But a lot? Certainly. Also, the liberals are the ones that I see making a big deal out of every American life lost. Don't take this the wrong way, it's a terrible tragedy when anyone dies, but it's a WAR!
It's unbelievable to me that our administration can go out of their way to not harm the innocent people of the Middle East, at the expense of OUR TROOPS, and then get crucified by the libs that they "care only about themselves with little or no moral values" or that "one American live has more value than 10,000 Iraqi lives." That's the biggest bunch of BS I've read in this entire thread. You guys should be ashamed of yourselves.
Actually, everyone read your post correctly. Basically, if you are not opposed to dropping nukes on innocent families so you can save "countkless" (actually, I think my coworkers and I could count the number on our hands) American lives while killing of hundreds f thousands of Iraqi children, then there is something deeply wrong with you. It really shows how selfish and ignorant coservatives can be.
I am so thankful you were not around during WWII or else we'd all be speaking German. It's so hypocrytical to have nothing constructive to add to a civil conversation while point fingers.
1. Don't get me started on America and WWII, this country was the biggest joke I have ever seen during the war. First we don't join until Russia and England already have Hitler on the ropes, then we drop atomic bombs and kill millions, with lasting effects on generations later born with deformities just because it was "convinient", they we go ahead trotting around in all our museums throughout the country lying to people about how we were the answer and pretty much did everything. WWII was a joke for this country's ego.
Well, everything here is ridiciously wrong. At the point where we joined the war, England had nearly been defeated at the Battle of Britain and had just stabilized through a miracle air war that they had no business winning. All of continental Europe was under control of Axis forces, and in December 1941, the Nazis were on the doorstep of Moscow and also just barely stopped, mostly by blind luck in an early winter. Winter comes a week later, and Moscow falls, the Soviet Union is forced into a eastward retreat and can't effectively counter the German army as it rests the winter and re ups its supply lines. Luckily, it didn't go that way. Russia really didn't have Germany on the ropes until 1944, a year after Stalingrad when they really started an offensive push towards Germany. Notice, this is when the US, Britain, and Canada had opened up a 2nd western front, which the Russians had been begging for since the US had joined the war. So in 1941, Britain and Russia hardly had Germany on the ropes, but mostly the other way around.
As for your "millions killed by atomic bombs", thats also pretty far off. The bombs killed about 240,000 people total through vaporization, radiation poisoning, etc. Thats in both cities, and those aren't the US numbers, thats the numbers the Japanese government estimated (theres no way to really know for sure.) And no, cancer won't make up those millions
"In the years between 1950 and 1990, it is statistically estimated that 428 cancer deaths are attributable to radiation exposure among atomic bomb survivors from both Hiroshima and Nagasaki."
The only joke here is your apparent knowledge of history.