Warning

 

Close

Confirm Action

Are you sure you wish to do this?

Confirm Cancel
Member Login
Posted: 11/18/2002 12:12:39 AM EDT
Link Posted: 11/18/2002 3:21:07 AM EDT
Originally Posted By DoubleFeed: Today our grandchildren play at OMON special forces troops and terrorists. It's sad, really. Did we sacrifice millions of people on the altar of a peaceful life just to raise our children in such a spirit of aggression?
View Quote
Not sure I understand the person that wrote that. Is he/she upset because people fight and die for freedom?
Link Posted: 11/18/2002 8:53:46 PM EDT
Link Posted: 11/18/2002 9:13:43 PM EDT
When I hit it it says not found! So I quess I'll just have to take your word for it! Kill Em All! Bob [:D]
Link Posted: 11/18/2002 9:16:41 PM EDT
Originally Posted By RipMeyer:
Originally Posted By DoubleFeed: Today our grandchildren play at OMON special forces troops and terrorists. It's sad, really. Did we sacrifice millions of people on the altar of a peaceful life just to raise our children in such a spirit of aggression?
View Quote
Not sure I understand the person that wrote that. Is he/she upset because people fight and die for freedom?
View Quote
Well RipMeyer I still can't see the post,but I certainly know which side of the fan you stand on! Bob [:D]
Link Posted: 11/18/2002 9:18:11 PM EDT
Link Posted: 11/18/2002 9:20:44 PM EDT
Someone here has the sig line, "only the dead have seen the end of war." Time for the peaceniks to wake up & smell the fucking coffee. I also agree with a line by another smart guy,"The tree of liberty must, from time to time, be watered by the blood of patriots and tyrants." Remember "the War to end all Wars"?, well guess what. IT DIDN'T. Those who beat their swords into plowshares usually end up plowing the fields of those who did not. Maybe it sucks, but that's the way it is.
Link Posted: 11/18/2002 9:25:13 PM EDT
Originally Posted By DoubleFeed: Crap. I will have to copy the full article from the Moscow Times in the future. It was a good one.
View Quote
No you don't have to post the whole thing,but even with a magnifying glass the very small print just shows up as busted pixels! What better substitutes for REDSKINS than REDS! Bob [:D]
Link Posted: 11/18/2002 9:25:24 PM EDT
Those who beat their swords into plowshares usually end up plowing the fields of those who did not.
View Quote
Are these your words? I think I found a new quote to add to my sig line (finally, one in English!) Adam
Link Posted: 11/18/2002 9:32:49 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Adam_White:
Those who beat their swords into plowshares usually end up plowing the fields of those who did not.
View Quote
Are these your words? I think I found a new quote to add to my sig line (finally, one in English!) Adam
View Quote
Actually no, got it from some editorial commentary I read recently, but hell, have at it!
Link Posted: 11/18/2002 10:24:26 PM EDT
Here it is: [url]http://www.themoscowtimes.com/stories/2002/11/18/008.html[/url] I think that he does understand human nature, else he wouldn't have said this at the end.
On my way to visit some friends I stopped off at a toy store to buy a toy gun for their 7-year-old son Misha. To my amazement, I couldn't find a single machine gun or pistol in the entire store. "I'm looking for toy firearms," I told the elderly Israeli saleswoman, supplementing my meager supply of Hebrew words with gestures and sounds like "Bang! Bang!" The saleswoman shrugged her shoulders and replied in broken English: "Why would you want toy firearms? To teach the child aggressive behavior? No, I don't sell toys like that, " she said, pointing to shelves stocked with educational games. I picked a new computer game and gave it to Misha, much to his delight. There is a time for everything. The time will come, far too soon, when Misha will be called upon to take up arms and defend his country. I pray that he will never have to fight.
View Quote
another interesting article from the same website is [url=http://www.themoscowtimes.com/stories/2002/11/19/002.html]a story of Finnish Americans who moved to the USSR in the '30s[/url]. Its a good warning to Liberals, Socialists and others who are overly idealistic.
Link Posted: 11/20/2002 9:17:54 PM EDT
Link Posted: 11/20/2002 9:24:15 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Samstead: Here it is: [url]http://www.themoscowtimes.com/stories/2002/11/18/008.html[/url] I think that he does understand human nature, else he wouldn't have said this at the end.
On my way to visit some friends I stopped off at a toy store to buy a toy gun for their 7-year-old son Misha. To my amazement, I couldn't find a single machine gun or pistol in the entire store. "I'm looking for toy firearms," I told the elderly Israeli saleswoman, supplementing my meager supply of Hebrew words with gestures and sounds like "Bang! Bang!" The saleswoman shrugged her shoulders and replied in broken English: "Why would you want toy firearms? To teach the child aggressive behavior? No, I don't sell toys like that, " she said, pointing to shelves stocked with educational games. I picked a new computer game and gave it to Misha, much to his delight. There is a time for everything. The time will come, far too soon, when Misha will be called upon to take up arms and defend his country. I pray that he will never have to fight.
View Quote
another interesting article from the same website is [url=http://www.themoscowtimes.com/stories/2002/11/19/002.html]a story of Finnish Americans who moved to the USSR in the '30s[/url]. Its a good warning to Liberals, Socialists and others who are overly idealistic.
View Quote
Samstead where the sam hill you been hiding out? Welcome aboard and thanks! Bob [:D] [beer] [beer]
Link Posted: 11/20/2002 9:50:26 PM EDT
To say that you hate war is to say you hate stone. It always has been and it always will be. Before man exsisted war waited. It is the ultimate trade in need of the greatest practictioner. -Plato. (mostly correct)
Top Top