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    Nancy Pelosi visits Hiroshima atomic bomb memorial.

    Give credit where credit is due ... this story got lost due to Gustav
    and the convention ... it was reported but overshadowed.
    I cannot believe she is the highest ranking ever to visit the site ...
    Rather sad and pathetic of our past leaders I would say.

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    If McCin wins the election the Presidential succession will be:

    McCain

    Palin

    Pelosi

    Well, let me be the first to say Pelosi would make a better President but that's not how it works. Two women ... the first to be Speaker and the potential 1st to be VP ... who woulda' thunk it?:confused:
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    Great post FBN! I also find this amazing. I wonder why no president has gone there. It would be unforgiveable if it's because we feel to guilty. Makes you wonder why all the presidential advisors would recommend they they not visit the site.

    If I was in Hiroshima or Nagasaki, I would want to visit the sites.
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    Only 22 years after one US president visits the graves of fallen SS officers in an act of reconciliation for WW2, we finally have a speaker visit the house visit Hiroshima memorial.
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    I could not believe it when I read it. the media ought to cover it more. On the surface perhaps some Americans know she went. But how many Americans know she is the highest ranking ever. I never knew that.
    I pick on her from time to time .. but like I said ... give credit when credit is due. i picked on her mostly for her innaction in D.C. ... but now she is kicking it in gear with the energy bill and diplomacy ... and I applaud her for that.
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    good find Harry ... now we are allies with Japan. We do major business with China but i don't think we'll ever be able to trust them because we are a democracy, they are allied with Russia .. but that's for another thread.
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    Agreed, that it's a damn shame we didn't do it earlier. Harry, I'm pretty sure that higher US officials have visited Pearl Harbor on a number of occasions.
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    To be fair. It is a difficult tight rope to walk.

    Be too sympathetic to the deceased and you run the risk at home of being called unamerican. Particularly if you are dem. (I am surprised some of our resident nut jobs here haven't posted that this act is proof Pelosi hates America.)

    But if you are too cold you run the risk of getting the Japaneses that are still bitter about really pissed at you. Particularly if you are hated as much as Bush is overseas.
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    God Damn America
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    .......if only auntie pelosi had been there on that day in 1945.

    oh well.......we can still hold out hope that she gets radiation poisoning.

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