RE: Why Europe is so Contrary

From: Jeremy Bradley (
Date: Fri 06 Dec 2002 - 06:50:12 GMT

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    At 03:10 PM 5/12/02 -0500, you wrote:
    >Hi Jeremy -- no, of course the US was not alone in stopping Hitler, and
    >indeed I am sure it could be demonstrated that other peoples or countries
    >sacrificed more to do so per capita than the US. My apologies for not
    >thinking that through more, or suggesting that we were alone.
    >How about the Marshall plan? Or, earlier, Wilson's Fourteen Points, which
    >enshrined the idea of self-determination of peoples?
    >idea (though the US isolationists then blocked our own joining, IIRC.
    Yeah Lawry, I was just gammon ya on the WW2 thing. But I don't know that the Marshal Plan was actually that good of an idea. I have heard that the end result of the power and water was US exploitation, flooding of peasant farms, pollution and environmental and social problems. And wasn't Aus. a key player in the formation of The League of Nations? Jeremy

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