reply to post by spy66
Spy66, you are so painfully mistaken, I don't know where to begin, but let's get started anyway.
I don't know which little ****hole nation you're from, but your first mistake is in mis-identifying what Americans really are.
We're not from one nation. We're the toughest, most innovative, most independent, best SOB's gathered in one place FROM EVERY NATION ON EARTH.
There's two kinds of people. Those chikenschts from other nations too fearful to cross an ocean to seek their own way, and then there's those
stronger who will risk everything in exchange for opportunity.
I think we know what blood you come from.
Americans have EVER overcome their idiotic leadership in desperate times. And we certainly DO have some doumass leadership.
The next thing you are wrong about is the Western thinking and Western values we here in the US have bred into us from the millennia.
Western nations (and keep in mind that we have the cream of Western nations here in the US) habitually field bold, disciplined, well-armed, armies
with individual initiative and considerable power in times of need, and historically, once turned loose, kill like no others on earth.
Westerners, and especially the cream, will willfully suffer near annihilation simply to annihilate their enemies. The most terrible battles in terms
of bloodshed have been Westerners against Westerners. Somme - 465,000 casualties, Verdun - 984,000 casualties, Kursk - 900,000 casualties, Stalingrad
- 2,100,000 casualties, on and on and on.
The thing to recall at all times is when NON-Westerners meet Westerners.
Note too, the reliance of NON-Westerners on Western weapons, weapons platforms, technologies, and know-how.
For every distant Western defeat such as Dien Bien Phu where non-Westerners were using massive numbers of Western weapons, artillery, firearms,
mortars, rockets, etc., there is a Khe Sanh.
For every Isandhlwana, there is a Rourke's Drift.
For every Pearl Harbor, there is a Midway.
For every Wake Island, there is an Iwo Jima.
For every Henderson Field, there's a Marianna's Turkey Shoot.
For every Okinawa, there's a Nagasaki and Hiroshima.
For every Thermopylae, there's a Plataea.
We in the US have this blood running through our veins. We will overcome our dumbass leadership eventually, one way or another.
And if someone thinks we're just going to lay down and take crap from second-tier nations and peoples who remained in their homelands - you got
another think coming.
Let me tell you a little story. The US forces in Vietnam never, ever lost a battle, and we were racking up some significant kill ratios, especially
as time went on. We got better and better at jungle warfare.
After the US leaves, China invaded North Vietnam with military forces to punish the North for mistreating Chinese blooded peoples who lived in North
Here's the lesson.
Chinese troops got their asses kicked. Kicked good, and right back across their border.
The same troops who US troops were whipping.
I fear no nation taking us over. Not one.
Oh, we may take a lot of casualties, especially while any enemy is culling out our recent acquisitions, but know that after a short time, we have no
And just too damned stubborn to know when to quit.
Put that in your pipe and smoke it.