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  •  The reason for that is not that our planes (4+ / 0-)
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    suck and all the other world powers are too nice to pick a fight.

    In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice; but in practice, there always is a difference. - Yogi Berra En théorie, il n'y a aucune différence entre théorie et pratique, mais en pratique, il y a toujours une différence. - Yogi Berra

    by blue aardvark on Mon Jun 25, 2012 at 01:21:54 PM PDT

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    •  things didnt go to well in nam (1+ / 0-)
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      and korea if you remember correctly.  Since then, it was us, thankfully which decided to only pick on third world estranged puppets of ours.

      Bad is never good until worse happens

      by dark daze on Mon Jun 25, 2012 at 01:24:18 PM PDT

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      •  Yeah, ask the Chinese who won (1+ / 0-)
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        the battle of Chosin Reservoir. Our guys did retreat, after all.

        In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice; but in practice, there always is a difference. - Yogi Berra En théorie, il n'y a aucune différence entre théorie et pratique, mais en pratique, il y a toujours une différence. - Yogi Berra

        by blue aardvark on Mon Jun 25, 2012 at 02:52:51 PM PDT

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        •  We had the Korean war basically (0+ / 0-)

          won, until the chinese came in, and then it was unwinnable.  Thats my point.

          Not sure you have one.

          Bad is never good until worse happens

          by dark daze on Tue Jun 26, 2012 at 08:05:26 AM PDT

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          •  That man for man one US Marine (0+ / 0-)

            was worth about 20 Red Army regulars at Chosin.

            In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice; but in practice, there always is a difference. - Yogi Berra En théorie, il n'y a aucune différence entre théorie et pratique, mais en pratique, il y a toujours une différence. - Yogi Berra

            by blue aardvark on Tue Jun 26, 2012 at 08:23:11 AM PDT

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            •  so (0+ / 0-)

              did we win that war?

              Bad is never good until worse happens

              by dark daze on Tue Jun 26, 2012 at 11:24:28 AM PDT

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              •  Yes (0+ / 0-)

                The invaders were repelled and the previous border restored.

                In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice; but in practice, there always is a difference. - Yogi Berra En théorie, il n'y a aucune différence entre théorie et pratique, mais en pratique, il y a toujours une différence. - Yogi Berra

                by blue aardvark on Tue Jun 26, 2012 at 11:29:19 AM PDT

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