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The North Platte Canteen

Grab a hankie ladies and this ought to make a few fellas choke up, too:

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A date that will live in infamy

US ambassador to attend ceremony at Hiroshima

Schalow [professor of Japanese at Rutgers University] speculated that Roos’ [US ambassador to Japan] visit could be a step toward positioning the U.S. to condemn any future use of atomic weapons, perhaps by North Korea.

“If we show some regret of our own use of the weapon, if it happens again, we’re in a moral position to criticize,” he said. “As of now, we’re not in a position to denounce it.”

More of the same from this apologist president and his Marxist regime.

Gee, if we just apologize one more time, if we claim guilt for ending the war and saving the lives of millions of American soldiers, we will somehow deter the nutcase dictators in the world and they will finally see the light!  They will see how much we regret this action and boy howdy, they won’t want to follow in our footsteps! This will be the moment, this will be the action that will heal the world and bring everlasting peace to all mankind:

The absolute shameless arrogance of this man is just amazing. Can you imagine another term with this guy? This just cannot happen. We cannot allow this to happen.

We are not in a moral position to criticize the use of WMD? Since when? We didn’t attack Japan on December 7th 1941. It was a sneak attack on our territory, on our soldiers. And we proceeded to fight a bloody Pacific war which ended when WE ENDED IT with the dropping of 2 atomic bombs. And it saved millions of lives, including those of the Japanese empire. Was it a dreadful thing to do? Yes, no question. But allowing the sacrifice of an entire generation of American men would have been more dreadful, more horrendous.  The choice was not pleasant but it was necessary.

We don’t owe the Japanese anything., least of all an apology. We rebuilt Japan. We helped produce one of the most productive and successful democracies in the world. Our soldiers are still there to help protect the sovereignty of the nation.

At this point in time, this president is positioning us again to bow and apologize. How much longer will this go on?

Oliver Stone, the rewriting of history … again.

Just as he did with the movie JFK, Stone is again going to misrepresent and misinform the historical ignorant with his new Showtime mini-series, Secret History.

In JFK, Stone took theory and conjecture and presented it as fact to millions of young Americans who knew virtually nothing about the assassination and the players involved. In Secret History, I’m afraid he’ll do the same thing with WWI and WWII. His stated plan is to put Stalin and Hitler “in context.” I guess that would be a “context” that none of us ever knew. And his hope is that this series will be used as part of school curriculum.

Pardon me, but who made Stone, nothing more than a filmmaker, a great world historian? Is he trumping William Manchester (The Glory and The Dream) or David McCullough (1776)?

I’m interested in knowing the “context” that he plans to put Stalin and Hitler in. Two of the greatest mass murderers in the history of the world – what is it that we don’t know? What is it that he can tell us that genuine and great historians have not? Can you imagine the left slant this series will have?

“Stalin, Hitler, Mao, McCarthy — these people have been vilified pretty thoroughly by history,” Stone told reporters at the Television Critics Association’s semi-annual press tour in Pasadena.

“Stalin has a complete other story,” Stone said. “Not to paint him as a hero, but to tell a more factual representation. He fought the German war machine more than any single person. We can’t judge people as only ‘bad’ or ‘good.’ Hitler is an easy scapegoat throughout history and its been used cheaply. He’s the product of a series of actions. It’s cause and effect … People in America don’t know the connection between WWI and WWII … I’ve been able to walk in Stalin’s shoes and Hitler’s shoes to understand their point of view. We’re going to educate our minds and liberalize them and broaden them.”

You can’t judge people like Hitler, Stalin or Mao as good or bad? You’ve got to be kidding me! Hitler is a “product of a series of actions”? Does this mean that because he had a reportedly abusive father, we should be empathetic to his mass murderous ways? His father beat him and he turned into this crazed anti-Semite who put live people in ovens… okie, dokie. I feel so much better now that Stone has made me more empathetic about Hitler’s motivations.

One last question: How can anyone possibly say they have “been able to walk in Stalin or Hitler’s shoes”? This statement is the absolute zenith of arrogance… or stupidity.

from BigHollywood.com