Hanks, Hollywood, and History

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    The writer of the piece is a dork as are 90 percent of the people who commented on it...Simpletons..
     
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    Walker (and you) should read some of the recent translations of diaries from wartime Japan. They give a somewhat different picture. The Japanese outlook was frighteningly alien to Western thinking; the Kami-Kaze pilots are perhaps the best known example. But the Japanese were no more monolithic than the USA.
    At Nanking the Japanese troops got out of hand - generals lost control of their troops and atrocities were committed on a huge scale. Getting enemies addicted to dope is as old as the British Empire, which was the first large scale opium druglord - the Brits FORCED lesser nations to admit their opium into the markets, just to make a profit.

    Hanks assessment is oversimplified, but so is Walker's.
     
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    "Some versions" of Islam require female circumcision? I think the writer may be wrong on that.
     
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    That's the reply people make when they can't argue or refute the facts.
     
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    Tom Hanks is a twerp.
     
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    Watch the pacific on HBO its been really sweet and I hope its as good as the band of brothers in the end.

    A guy calls for people to not pretend the "enemy" of the day is not human and you and your fellow fools think its some kind of crime?
     

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