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Vietnam Plus-50

Georgia Boy 61 Wrote: Dec 28, 2012 8:08 PM
Second that.... and we should require that any Congressman/woman who votes for a foreign deployment of troops into a hot zone have "skin" in the game, namely that he or his children be subject to a draft for said purposes. It is always easy to start a war when someone else is paying the price in blood, sweat and tears.

HANOI, Vietnam -- It has been 50 years since President John F. Kennedy ordered U.S. "advisers" to South Vietnam to help battle the communist North and 37 years since the end of that divisive war and the country's unification under Communism.

Today, Vietnam is fighting a war with itself.

A local TV program reminds a visitor of Chinese propaganda "operas" circa 1970. Performers, some wearing military garb with a backdrop of missiles and an American B-52 bomber going down in flames, commemorate the 1972 Christmas bombing of Hanoi and Haiphong ordered by President Richard Nixon. Banners and posters in...