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Discussion in 'Uncategorized Threads' started by Shooting Jack, Aug 10, 2008.

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  1. Shooting Jack

    Shooting Jack Active Member

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    > A REMINDER IN HISTORY> > > >

    General VoNguyen Giap.> >

    General Giap was a brilliant, highly respected leader> >

    of the North Vietnam military. The following quote> >

    is from his memoirs currently found in the> >

    Vietnam war memorial in Hanoi :> >

    'What we still don't understand is why you Americans> >

    stopped the bombing of Hanoi . You had us on the> >

    ropes. If you had pressed us a little harder,> >

    just for another day or two, we were ready> >

    to surrender! It was the same at the> >

    battles of TET. You defeated us!> >

    We knew it, and we thought> >

    you knew it.> >

    But we were elated to notice your media was definitely> >

    helping us. They were causing more disruption in> >

    America than we could in the battlefields. We> >

    were ready to surrender. You had won!'> >

    General Giap has published his memoirs and confirmed> >

    what most Americans knew. The Vietnam war was not> >

    lost in Vietnam -- it was lost at home. The exact> >

    same slippery slope, sponsored by the US media,> >

    is currently well underway. It exposes the> >

    enormous power of a Biased Media to> >

    cut out the heart and will of the American public.> >

    A truism worthy of note: ... Do not fear the enemy, for> >

    they can take only your life. Fear the media far more, for>

    > they will destroy your honor

    WHY WOULD ANYONE BELIEVE WHAT THE

    MEDIA HAS TO SAY WHEN THEY WERE RESPONSIBLE FOR OUR LOSS IN VIET NAM AND

    PUSHING FOR THE SAME RESULTS IN IRAQ?

    BOYCOTT THEM!!!.

    ..TGD> >
     
  2. M-16

    M-16 TS Member

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    Amen brother
     
  3. Porcupine

    Porcupine Active Member

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    No offense, but Snopes says this is false. Click the link. Sorry.
     
  4. tad houston

    tad houston TS Member

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    Interesting that Snopes calls this false, but then goes on to quote other high ranking Vietnamese military officials saying basically the same thing.

    False on a technicality I would say, but in the big picture, right on the mark.
     
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