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  •  I think it was George McBundy about the (2+ / 0-)
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    jimreyn, JG in MD

    "hearts and minds" offensive in Nam.

    Patriotism may be the last refuge of scoundrels, but religion is assuredly the first.

    by StrayCat on Fri Feb 29, 2008 at 10:09:23 AM PST

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    •  That Would be McGeorge Bundy (2+ / 0-)
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      Weird, I know, but that's why I remember it.

      For a sardonic laugh, go here: Sic Semper Tyrannus.

      by JG in MD on Fri Feb 29, 2008 at 10:21:52 AM PST

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      •  I heard him speak a couple of times (0+ / 0-)

        (went to high school with a couple of his sons).  He was always brilliant.  He reportedly was bored when he was taking the AP exam in ancient Greek and, after doing the mandatory translation, wrote the essay in Greek!

        (- 4.63, - 5.18) Truth is incontrovertible, ignorance can deride it, panic may resent it, malice may destroy it, but there it is. --Winston Churchill

        by mkfarkus on Wed Mar 05, 2008 at 07:57:17 AM PST

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