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Post time 2018-8-25 07:32:18 |Display all floors
huaqiao Post time: 2018-8-24 17:09
I see.

You should look him up....
it is a VERY interesting read.
Gen. Butler did not like FDR, but believed in a democracy.
He served in many conflicts, including.....
South America
Philippines
and the Boxer rebellion of the behalf of Standard Oil
He then saw how war was the product of industry.

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Post time 2018-8-25 16:56:45 |Display all floors
This post was edited by wchao37 at 2018-8-25 16:57
UYA Post time: 2018-8-23 05:38
Did you hear about a Gen. Smedley Butler?
In the 30's, he was a two time Medal of Honor recipient. ...

Ha, I nearly missed seeing this post of yours yesterday.

Are you sure the name of the book is "War is a Rackett" as is stated here?

There is an error somewhere -- could be in the spelling of the name -- "racket"?

No I haven't read it, not even the digital version of it.

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wchao37 Post time: 2018-8-25 16:56
Ha, I nearly missed seeing this post of yours yesterday.

Are you sure the name of the book is "War ...

Ooops....
could be a typo.
Look up the name and that would lead you to his book

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UYA Post time: 2018-8-25 16:58
Ooops....
could be a typo.
Look up the name and that would lead you to his book

I couln't be bothered to reply to a post because of a double 'tt' instead a single one

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Post time 2018-8-26 06:36:16 |Display all floors
Google Maps are produced by a company called DigitalGlobe. Sometimes next to that name is the name 'US Navy'.

Why would the US Navy be interested in locations, routes and satellite images of faraway places?

To target cruise missiles on helpless foreign embassies?

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Post time 2018-8-26 15:44:47 |Display all floors
markwu Post time: 2018-8-26 06:36
Google Maps are produced by a company called DigitalGlobe. Sometimes next to that name is the name ' ...

You think?


I'm sure they are benign in intentions, and are only interested in the common good.

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Post time 2018-8-27 16:28:45 |Display all floors
UYA Post time: 2018-8-25 07:32
You should look him up....
it is a VERY interesting read.
Gen. Butler did not like FDR, but believ ...

Just back from a few days of absence. OK, noted. I will see if I can find and read it.

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