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Return To Vietnam

Postby Strange on Sat Nov 07, 2020 1:55 am



- Memory blackout
- shot through the throat and survived
... and how fast do you have to be to pick up an enemy grenade, throw it and simultaneously turn back?
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Re: Return To Vietnam

Postby yeniseri on Sun Nov 15, 2020 12:45 am

When I was in Afghanistan (2010-2011), I met up with some Vietnam vets who, were/are living in Vietnam. They could not adapt to modern USA so they ended up moveing there in the 90s to make a better life because they found it was alot easie. They realized (ther few who saw through the bullshit and bull whistles about communism and socialism left a bad taste in their mouth!) they were hoodwinked and they fell for it. No doubt they realized they needed the job without the adventure but they saw that they were the fodder for the entrance of cheap labour into Vietnam, as we see it now. No judgement call whether good or bad but that was accomplished.

As a former Marine, I came upon the words of Smedley Butler, by accident. the words they hide from you so that you wont get any ideas but he was the most decorated Marine in the Corps. When he attempted ran for public office, he realized the cunning and deceeit he was charged with commanding and as he stated “I helped make Mexico and especially Tampico safe for American oil interests in 1914. I helped make Haiti and Cuba a decent place for the National City Bank boys to collect revenues in. I helped in the raping of half a dozen Central American republics for the benefit of Wall Street. I helped purify Nicaragua for the International Banking House of Brown Brothers in 1902-1912. I brought light to the Dominican Republic for the American sugar interests in 1916. I helped make Honduras right for the American fruit companies in 1903. In China in 1927 I helped see to it that Standard Oil went on its way unmolested. Looking back on it, I might have given Al Capone a few hints. The best he could do was to operate his racket in three districts. I operated on three continents.”

The Plot: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Business_Plot
Actually this same plot has taken more forms than the clouds in the sky! It has morphed into multinationals and how they operate and the disguises they assume to control the pocked book. Now Corona has put a stop to the trickery, for now!
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Re: Return To Vietnam

Postby Strange on Mon Nov 16, 2020 6:17 am

Thanks for sharing.
what you say reminds me of conversations I had with a .... er, well-travelled acquaintance.
He said something like:
there are limits to many things, but when it comes to human desires, there is none.

von Clausewitz said that war is slaughter....
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