[Kooler] Clueless Movie reviews
mokeefe at qualcomm.com
Tue Jun 12 11:23:55 PDT 2001
> > I got the impression from the movie that the Japanese attacked Pearl
> > Harbor becoz the Americans had cut off their oil and natural resource
> > supplies. (much like the US retalitaion of Kuwait - threaten our oil
> > supplies will ya !!). So Japan went out to take everyone elses.
> > Just another note for the Americentralists out there too...ANZAC,
> > British and Indian troops were dying in the jungles of Asia before
> > Pearl Harbor.
> Also MILLIONS died in Korea and China whilst fighting the Japanese. Heck,
> it was World War II, bad shit happens. Those who died in Pearl Harbor,
> died for their country, which is more than what most of us have done, but
> they were soldiers. Atleast one thing goes to Japanese wrt to their war
> with America, they did not (and the attempts afterwards were not
> successful) attack the American cities(civilians) while we
> flattened many of their cities(and civilians). We need good history
> teachers. All they teach in history classes is hogwash.
Yes I'd realised I'd forgotten the Chinese and Koreans jsut moments after
hit the Send button. What pisses me off most is the thought that WWII in
the Pacific didn't start until Pearl Harbor was bombed. My wife knows
nothing about WWII until after this event (being an American).
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