(this bounced due to my csoft address not being subbed, so here it is
(I just referred to this post in an earlier one. Ooops)
> > Or perhaps it comes down to this:
> > Dropping "the bomb" did end the war, didn't it?
> and if you are still reading me:
> "It is my opinion that the use of this barbarous weapon at
> Hiroshima and Nagasaki was of no material assistance in
> our war against Japan. The Japanese were almost defeated
> and ready to surrender...in being the first to use it,
> we...adopted an ethical standard common to the barbarians
> of the Dark Ages."
> ---Fleet Admiral William D. Leahy,
> Chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff during World War II
> I could go on, but here's an appeal to authority if I ever saw one.
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