“How about the team name "Crusaders"? Couldn't be more offensive! Yet the local Catholic Private High School gets to call their team that - Can't imagine that a Muslim school calling their team the "Jihadis" would last long before a complaint!”
“I'd vote to include the death of Elias in "Platoon" - Adagio for Strings”
PretzelsOne on Jul 9, 2012 at 11:38:04
“You'd have my vote as well. Somehow "Adagio for Strings", not what you would expect as a general theme of a war movie, manages to convey the futility, waste, and tragedy of the whole Vietnam experience.”
“No, I think it's America that's being played - regardless of who sits in the oval office.
We think we can save Afghanistan from the bad guys within their boundaries who attacked us and we think we can help Pakistan eradicate a fundamental threat within their boundaries, however we seem to be slowly realizing that these elements are fundamental to the socio, political and economic make up of both countries, that ideologies don't recognize borders and that the people we think we are protecting are in fact, the ones who bear us no good will at all and may pose us the greatest threat...”