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Old 12-07-2012, 05:41 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by klubeck View Post
Great post/thread! I'd agree that following 9/11 history teachings for younger generations have changed to focus on that as such a monumental moment for America. (Not to take away from it any) But the attack on Pearl Harbor and subsequent events that led up to US involvement in WWII should never be forgotten.
Originally Posted by casino is no lie View Post
Greatest Generation
It is hard to believe that all of Russia, China, Europe, Canada , US, Australia, Japan, and many more nations were at war with each other. We fought a war and conquered hundred of thousands of square miles in four years and after 11 years we have not been able to beat a bunch of illiterate bronze age hooligans in Afghanistan.

And in WW2, something outrageous like 90 percent of the federal budget went to defense spending.

Times have changed.
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