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  •  When I think "unstoppable military superpower" (1+ / 0-)
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    LilithGardener

    The Cuban army circa 1959 isn't really the first thing that comes to mind.

    I wouldn't even put them in the "Junior Varsity" category.

    If the pilot's good, see, I mean if he's reeeally sharp, he can barrel that baby in so low... oh you oughta see it sometime. It's a sight. A big plane like a '52... varrrooom! Its jet exhaust... frying chickens in the barnyard!

    by Major Kong on Fri Mar 29, 2013 at 02:00:55 PM PDT

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    •  guerilla war works better for leftists (1+ / 0-)
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      Smoh

      they are people oriented, it's easy for them to get
      the peasants to support them (Mao, VIet Minh, Tito's Partisans)

      it's harder for centrally power oriented rightists to get this kind of support from the peasants.

      No, they get support from a multi-national or another government.

    •  But then you would have probably said this about (0+ / 0-)

      the Viet Cong and the Iraq insurgency also

      •  I thought (1+ / 0-)
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        WakeUpNeo

        we lost in Vietnam because of Jane Fonda and the hippies? Did I miss something?

        If the pilot's good, see, I mean if he's reeeally sharp, he can barrel that baby in so low... oh you oughta see it sometime. It's a sight. A big plane like a '52... varrrooom! Its jet exhaust... frying chickens in the barnyard!

        by Major Kong on Fri Mar 29, 2013 at 10:33:53 PM PDT

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