Friday, November 06, 2015

Today -100: November 6, 1915: The ground upon which all preparation for war is made


Jews will now be allowed to become officers in the Bavarian army.

Reuters reports that Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla have been awarded the Nobel Prize in physics. This is not true, so there will be all sorts of wild theories premised on the idea that they were supposed to be and then... something... happened.

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So Germany can feed itself with sugar beets, despite the Allied embargo.

Former Secretary of State William Jennings Bryan says Pres. Wilson’s plan to expand the military (which has been costed at $1 billion over 5 years) is “not only a menace to our peace and safety, but a challenge to the spirit of Christianity which teaches us to influence others by example rather than by exciting fear. The president says that we should be prepared ‘not for aggression but for defense.’ That is the ground upon which all preparation for war is made.”

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That is NOT A EUPHEMISM.


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