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The problem is that the Pershing thing is made up (Fake News, if you will), and Pershing's actual interactions with the Muslims is entirely different than anything Trump can even dream up.

Read a book.
#14834836
Zagadka wrote:The problem is that the Pershing thing is made up (Fake News, if you will), and Pershing's actual interactions with the Muslims is entirely different than anything Trump can even dream up.

Read a book.


It has been a long time since I read about this. I thought the story was pork fat was used in the grease which coats the ammunition. It was not deliberate, but may have been factual. :?:

Edit: Coating the bullets in blood was simply an exaggeration of the this fact.
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#14834837
Ah - I begin to see what this is all about. As I recall, this was very good propaganda used by the believers in Independence on the lead-up to the 'Mutiny'. If it were true that Muslim troops had to use pork fat and the rest beef-fat it would have been quite stupid enough to justify the end of British rule. I don't think the East India Company could really have made money if it were quite that thick.
#14834842
@Ned Lud I also heard it mainly about the British Army (legend or not) but Trump keeps mentioning Pershing, so be it. The question is if it can work today. According to Western mind, it's too humiliating and the Muslims can't be that primitive, but who knows, they blown themselves up for 72 virgins in heaven. It may work.
#14834845
One Degree wrote:It has been a long time since I read about this. I thought the story was pork fat was used in the grease which coats the ammunition. It was not deliberate, but may have been factual. :?:

As mentioned, that is the Brits (but also a fantasy tale). The more accurate one would be locals the Brits were supplying refused to tear open the cartridges because they were greased in pig fat.

The really sad thing is that Pershing's actual dealings with locals was far softer
#14834848
Zagadka wrote:As mentioned, that is the Brits (but also a fantasy tale). The more accurate one would be locals the Brits were supplying refused to tear open the cartridges because they were greased in pig fat.

The really sad thing is that Pershing's actual dealings with locals was far softer


I'd point, again, to the point of the original story: nobody was shooting anyone - the cartridges had to be bitten open, and if they were greased with unclean - or holy - materials, there'd be problems for the soldiers. I think, like the story about Pershing, it was just excellent propaganda, not selected for its truth.
#14834849
Yea, that is the same scenario I was referring to. The fact that people just accept anything that comes from our leaders with no clue of what something was like... Trump constantly references mythology.
#14834995
noir wrote:Talk to Muslims on their own level. That's what Trump tries to say.

Okay. Let me use words that the Muslims will understand.

Running over civilians in Western countries is NOT going to stop these same bankrupt Western countries from bombing and looting Islamic or brown-skinned nations that have useful resources.

Only an Islamic nuclear arsenal can do this, and an Islamic leader who's not afraid to use them.
#14835001
Unpleasant business no doubt but western nations can't expect to continue their warmongering unabated indefinietly.
Yemen, Libya, Iraq, Afghanistan attacked with battalions, tanks, aircraft carriers, bombers and jet fighters.
There's no comparison.
#14835393
noir wrote:Few months ago

Spain: Hundreds of thousands demand govt. take more refugees in Barcelona

Were the protestors asking for refugees from Yemen, Libya, Iraq and Afghanistan, or did the crowd only desire the "Syrian Refugee" brand of refugee that our media has been selling us for the last few years?
#14835426


"Europe is lost" is quite dramatic. It's only lost for Jews. Europe as always will reinvent itself as it did after the war. This time it will become a Germano Islamic continent. Right now the native xenophobes reject the idea but in due time the new comers will resettled, most of the Europeans will adjust to the idea. This path is favored by many Euro elites ever since the Third Reich.
#14835464
"The Sight Of a Woman With A Weapon Makes ISIS Flee in Panic". Islamists teaches that if a woman kills a jihadist then he will go straight to hell. Therefore, the sight of a woman with a weapon makes them flee in panic. Sounds irrational and primitive, yet these Islamists are irrational and primitive. Pleshing or not, the West should address Muslims as they are.


#14835512
QatzelOk wrote:Okay. Let me use words that the Muslims will understand.

Running over civilians in Western countries is NOT going to stop these same bankrupt Western countries from bombing and looting Islamic or brown-skinned nations that have useful resources.

Only an Islamic nuclear arsenal can do this, and an Islamic leader who's not afraid to use them.

You would ENCOURAGE the ME countries to use nukes?

The "left". It is truly gone too far.
#14835517
Zagadka wrote:Well, if you define "the left" as one eccentric guy, maybe.

How would you define it.
Look...I used to be a "leftie" of sorts.
But the last couple years, I've slowly come to realize that the "alt-left" is the most destructive, self-defeating, backwards pack of traitors to their nations and their people, that I have ever had the misfortune to witness.
Its sick what the "alt-left" supports.
Don't believe me? Check into how all those gawd-damn "refugees" are getting from Libya to Italy.

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