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Re: A history list
In a message dated 10/21/02 11:01:40 PM Pacific Daylight Time, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
And to top that off for you liberals, Mac was the guy who burned the bonus army out.
What a joke that is, or maybe it's just a case of being misinformed. Liberals for Mac had about the same standing as Jews for Hitler. MacArthur was a darling of the Conservatives. If you can't accept that check out any bio of Mac. They supported his election for president, as a foil against FDR, but the real people didn't have the drive to support his nomination, so that was a non-starter. His ties to the Conservative Hearst Papers and the Chicago Trib were very well known. Those papers supported every move that he made. And he alluded to them when intimidating FDR in the summer of 1944, when the invasion of the Philippines was in doubt. And he attempted to do the same thing against Truman, but the latter wouldn't put up with it and fired him.
If the North Korean army is strong it is because Clinton fed them and kept them
warm for the last 6 years or so. The Chinese army at least grows their own food rather than take it from the mouths of babies.
Horse hockey. The N. Koreans are very generous when it comes to building weapons, but very parsimonious when it comes to feeding their people. I think it would help to read a non-biased perspective on such issues instead of ideological rags.