[Rushtalk] Happy Death-by-Government Day!

Paf Dvorak notmyname at thatswaytoomuch.info
Wed Jun 5 11:37:13 MDT 2013

At 09:56 AM 6/5/2013 -0700, Tom Matiska wrote:
>My general observation about these types of debates is we tend to 
>get myopic about the U.S. role and forget others had more to do with 
>it than our govt.
>Big picture is the war was going on years before LBJ and McNamara 
>escalated our involvement. Hundreds of thousands of Vietnamese and 
>millions of Cambodians continued to die long after Kissinger and Lee 
>DucTho won the Nobel Prize for Wishful Thinking.
>The South suffered higher civilian casualties because the Soviets 
>and China helped Uncle Ho export more war to the south than we took 
>to the North. The South suffered another 6 digit civilian toll after 
>the war. Cambodia and Laos also. Pol Pot was responsible for a 7 
>digit death toll....etc..etc... but somehow it as always about us.

So then you agree that the Vietnam war had absolutely nothing to do 
with preserving our freedoms?

>--- On Wed, 6/5/13, JD <northgate76 at gmail.com> wrote:
>ell, we lost Nam and maintained our freedom somehow. And McNamara 
>later admitted the domino theory
>On Mon, May 27, 2013 at 10:34 PM, John A. Quayle 
><blueoval57 at verizon.net> wrote:
>         This essay couldn't be more WRONG! Our liberties WERE 
> preserved by soldiers fighting in WWI and WWII, Korea and Viet Nam. 
> We find ourselves losing those freedoms almost by the second these 
> days, but there's no culpability on the part of servicemen & women. 
> Rather, it's voter stupidity, apathy, and general citizen 
> complacency that has put us in that compromised position.
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Paf Dvorak

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