posted on Mar, 17 2009 @ 04:14 AM
Ya know, I love my country, and I love the Constitution. I believe that the u. S. of A has the potential to be the greatest country in the world
again someday. However, what you say is mindless patriotic drivel that has very little basis in fact.
We HAD to enter WWII regardless of who was wining or loosing. If we hadn't, and we waited for Germany to arrive on our shores, it's very likely
that we would be sprache die Duetches right now. The reason that America was such a huge help and was able to turn the tides is because we came in at
the right point. If Germany could have conscripted all of Europe's navies, manufacturing, armies, fuel, we would have been hard pressed to keep them
east of the Ohio river.
It would be very likely that we would have set up a Vichy government in Denver, Dallas, or Kansas City. Sure, we could have brought reinforcements
from the west, but remember we didn't have the great highway system then like we do now. It would have taken WEEKS if not MONTHS for reinforcements
Remember, that it's not just "pay us back". In the scheme of world issues, sometimes it has to be "pay it forward". We will recover, but not
because the world gives us money. We need to get back to sound fiscal and foreign policies. Not look for a hand out from countries we've helped in