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  •  Green was from the 21nd Century (4+ / 0-)

    http://en.memory-alpha.org/...

    Plucked out of time by the Molten Rock Guys

    Colonel Phillip Green was a despotic militia leader on Earth in the 21st century during World War III. Green, known for his motto: "Overwhelm and devastate", was notorious for striking at his enemies during treaty negotiations. (TOS: "The Savage Curtain")

    During the war, Green led a faction of violent eco-terrorists whose actions led to the death of some 37 million people. (ENT: "In a Mirror, Darkly, Part II", display graphic).

    Barely two years after a cease-fire had ended the war, he ordered the euthanasia of hundreds of thousands of radiation sickened Humans so they would not pass on mutations to future generations. Green outlined his rationale by speaking to a crowd about how they must "reject the impure and cast it out".

    The 1st Amendment gives you the right to say stupid things, the 1st Amendment doesn't guarantee a paycheck to say stupid things.

    by JML9999 on Thu Dec 06, 2012 at 10:43:02 AM PST

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    •  And ultimate fate unknown (3+ / 0-)
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      It'd be a way to hearken back to the Bad Old Days without recycling Khan.

      And ultimately we're just entertaining ourselves here with our ruminations.

      Really, any of the suggestions would be full of win. :)

    •  Someone must've been reading Norman Spinrad (1+ / 0-)
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      when they came up with Colonel Green.

      What if this is the guy who ordered the mass murders on the planet where Kirk was a child? ("Conscience of the King," I think, is the name of the TOS episode.)

      LBJ, Lady Bird, Anne Richards, Barbara Jordan, Sully Sullenberger, Ike, Drew Brees, Molly Ivins --Texas is no Bush league! -7.50,-5.59

      by BlackSheep1 on Thu Dec 06, 2012 at 02:24:53 PM PST

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      •  Kodos the Executioner (1+ / 0-)
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        Except in the altered timeline Kirk's never there.

        So... he's still off doing Shakespeare in the stars, covering up for his even crazier daughter's craziness...

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