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1 celticdragon  Wed, Jul 20, 2011 3:34:16pm

West should be rotting in Leavenworth for warcrimes. He disgraced his uniform, and he is a disgrace to the Congress. The man is beneath contempt.

2 SanFranciscoZionist  Wed, Jul 20, 2011 3:36:35pm

Well. That was different, although fairly predictable.

3 Slumbering Behemoth Stinks  Wed, Jul 20, 2011 5:19:02pm
In the same speech, West compared conservative women to the women of Sparta, who he claimed were the real strength behind the men of the ancient Greek city-state.

Heh. There's an old tale of a Spartan warrior complaining to his mother that his sword was too short for battle.

She said "Step forward, and it shall be long enough", basically implying her son was acting cowardly. If that ain't a kind of neutering...

4 ProGunLiberal  Wed, Jul 20, 2011 5:36:14pm

What a pig.

5 ProGunLiberal  Wed, Jul 20, 2011 5:54:09pm

Also, I looked up West on Wikipedia.

It mentions the "Leavenworth Ten" who are these people, and what did they do?

6 SanFranciscoZionist  Wed, Jul 20, 2011 5:54:52pm

re: #3 Slumbering Behemoth

Heh. There's an old tale of a Spartan warrior complaining to his mother that his sword was too short for battle.

She said "Step forward, and it shall be long enough", basically implying her son was acting cowardly. If that ain't a kind of neutering...

Spartan women were tough chicks. Also, quite financially and operationally independent.

However, the idea that anyone would suggest that ancient Sparta was a civilization the United States might ever want to emulate is pretty unnerving.


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