Friday, August 20, 2010

A-Bomb Collateral Damage

"Dropping atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki taught America that morality was irrelevant," argues Zac Alstin in part of Mercator.Net's "The World's Most Dangerous Idea" series — Truman was right.

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

And the Trail of Tears didn't?

6:36 AM  
Blogger The Western Confucian said...

I hate Andrew Jackson's guts. I had a commenter once whose father refused to use a $20 bill (if that is is indeed the note his visage defaces; I haven't been in the US that much in the past 20 years).

10:39 PM  
Anonymous Arkanabar T'verrick Ilarsadin said...

Indeed it is the $20 Federal Reserve Note which -- like it or not -- actually celebrates his Presidency.

"Men do not differ much about what things they will call evils; they differ enormously about what evils they will call excusable." -- G. K. Chesterton, ILN, 10/23/09

Or, in many cases, "necessary."

11:23 PM  

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