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Homework Promotes Anti-American View of World War Two

Neobuster Wrote: Apr 24, 2013 7:02 PM
1. I have no sympathy for anyone who warehouses their child in a school. We've had two generations of home schooling and we should know better than to turn our children over to strangers. Our parents didn't know better. We do. 2. Partly because of statist schools, the "conservative" opinions expressed on this thread are radically different than traditional conservative, patriotic thought. Use of the atom bombs was opposed, criticized, or at the very least questioned by such anti-American commies as General MacArthur, President Eisenhower, Admiral Halsey, the editors of the (50's era) National Review, and that well-know pacifist, General Curtis Lemay. Among many others.
Ken6226 Wrote: Apr 24, 2013 10:00 PM
According to MacArthur's memoirs, he didn't even know about the atomic bomb until just before it was used on Hiroshima. He never commented on whether he agreed or disagreed with the decision. Curtis LeMay favored using nuclear weapons in Vietnam. Since you call him a "well-know pacifist", I hope you're being sarcastic. If not, you're an obvious idiot.
Neobuster Wrote: Apr 26, 2013 7:42 PM
Yes. That was sarcasm about Lemay. He was behind the firestorms in Tokyo. The fact that he opposed it speaks volumes.

What annoys me is that nowadays, anyone who questions anything the Allies did in WWII is dismissed as a Lefty revisionist. Actually, the revisionists are the "War Is Hell" armchair tough guys who justify any atrocity because "we" did it. Traditional conservatives most likely opposed it.

Bob and Sarah Fisher were checking their daughter’s homework last week when a social studies assignment caught their attention – it criticized the United States for dropping the atomic bomb during World War Two.

“Both of our grandfathers were in World War Two and this worksheet makes it seem as if they were the bad guys,” Fisher told Fox News.

The Fishers have a daughter in eighth grade at Victory Junior High School in New York. They said the anti-American slant in the homework assignment was shocking.

“As if somehow the Japanese were the victims and that the United States had...