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    Soldier Porn: Why Do Reporters Act Like Giddy Schoolgirls Around the Military? | World | AlterNet
     
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    It's as plain as the nose on your face. Figure it out.
     
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    My guess would be enormous respect. And gratitude, with some honor thrown in.
     
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    That takes care of a couple of journalists, what about the rest?
     
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    I like gun porn.
     
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    Very funny. You really think there's only a handful of journalists who honor and respect the military? If that were true, then the OP's post about so many of 'em getting all lathered up must be wrong. Or maybe you think it's all hypocritical nonsense, false pandering as it were.
     
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    romanticizing the dirty jobs yet again i see.....
     
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    It's part and parcel of many cultures to be obsessed with and glorify violence and people engaged in violent professions. In the United States this is reinforced by a well-developed propaganda machine which is in turn aided by the fact that the war machine it glorifies is given many opportunities to display it's power.
     
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    They seem to have forgotten what a great warrior stated.

    Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children. The cost of one modern heavy bomber is this: a modern brick school in more than 30 cities. It is two electric power plants, each serving a town of 60,000 population. It is two fine, fully equipped hospitals. It is some fifty miles of concrete pavement. We pay for a single fighter plane with a half million bushels of wheat. We pay for a single destroyer with new homes that could have housed more than 8,000 people. This is, I repeat, the best way of life to be found on the road the world has been taking. This is not a way of life at all, in any true sense. Under the cloud of threatening war, it is humanity hanging from a cross of iron. [&#8230;] Is there no other way the world may live?
     
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