[lit-ideas] Re: The beginning of the end in Iraq
- From: "Andreas Ramos" <andreas@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- To: <lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 26 Oct 2006 09:38:16 -0700
From: "Eric Yost" <eyost1132@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
"We currently have just over 200,000 of our 2.4 million service members engaged in
operations in the Gulf," Pace said, "which means just under 2 million are available to
handle whatever other problem might come our way."
That is total nonsense.
Eric, stick to poetry. You know zero about the military.
The US military has 1.4 million persons in active service. There are another 1.26 million in
This does not mean there are 1.4 million soldiers. The vast majority of those persons are in
logistics and transportation. They are not "soldiers" in the shooting sense. You can't put
them on a battlefield "if needed".
If we get into a situation where we have to call up our 1.26 million reservists, then it
would be extremely bad.
The actual number of soldiers available now for a war other than Iraq is very low. The USA
is not capable of fighting another Iraq at the moment, and certainly not capable of fighting
North Korea, which has 200,000 special forces, plus a substantial military.
Because the USA has too few troops, a war with in North Korea would require
I know you get all happy over the idea of using nuclear weapons on non-whites for your
racist war dreams. Again, forget it. If the Bush White House were to escalate the tension
into war that ends with the use of nuclear weapons, the political aftermath would be
catastrophic for the USA. Although North Korea would be destroyed, we would lose all
credibility in Asia.
Eric, your postings are an embarassment. You constantly applaud war, attacks on other
countries, and massive slaughter of people of other races. You berate us for not supporting
your race wars, yet you yourself won't join the military. You are a coward. You know nothing
about the military or wars.
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