- Colonel Paul YinglingNobody who wins a war indulges in a bifurcated definition of victory. War is a political act; victory and defeat have meaning only in political terms. A country incapable of achieving its political objectives at an acceptable cost is losing the war, regardless of battlefield events.
Bifurcating victory (e.g. winning militarily, losing politically) is a useful salve for defeated armies. The "stab in the back" narrative helped take the sting out of failure for German generals after WWI and their American counterparts after Vietnam.
All the same, it's nonsense. To paraphrase Vince Lombardi, show me a political loser, and I'll show you a loser.
From the ashes.
To me it seems that the government itself forces political correctness on others, at the rish of losing their jobs/etc should they refuse. Personally I don't think it's the government's place to decide what's correct and what isn't.
Free Speech is in no danger whatsoever. Lush Rumbaugh et al use "free speech" to rile up the minions: the same way the NRA uses the 2nd Amendment to sell themselves.
The radio and televison airways belong to the general public, so goes the censoring . . . Now of course when people demand that Lumbaugh or some other jerk be taken off the air, such personalities claim a violation of free speech; of course just to get a rise and to place their name further into the public's line of sight.
It's all a stupid game fueled by people who really don't give a damn.
Last edited by jet57; 04-30-12 at 01:12 PM.
You can dance without a lawyer
Free speech means to some they can abuse you and call you names if you disagree with them..
At its core, its no different than picking the fat kid last to play kickball.
Last edited by tacomancer; 04-30-12 at 01:18 PM.
lol...what planet did they come from lol