By Morgan Delack
September 25, 2012
On the 59th anniversary of the armistice signed in the Korean War, Roskam said it is "absolutely vital" to reflect on the service and sacrifice of the American veterans and on the progress Korea has made in the past six decades.
So like Peter to fail to remember (overlook) the service and sacrifice of Korean veterans and the LACK of progress (regression) the U.S. has made in the past six decades!
Roskam and Choi honored the veterans Monday, before Choi spoke at Wheaton College about East-West relations, the enduring alliance between the U.S. and the Republic of Korea and human rights in North Korea, and a Free Trade Agreement roundtable discussion in Addison.
I will suggest that the U.S. may want to carefully look at human rights IN AMERICA and to consider carefully the impacts of the free trade agreements we made with Mexico and Canada.
"The Korean War was often called, 'the forgotten war,' but we're not forgetting it today," Roskam said.
The American Invasion and Occupation of the Sovereign Nation of Viet Nam is war that all of the U.S. elites tried to forget immediately in its aftermath. But, we've not forgotten. There are many things about the Korean War (American Invasion and Occupation of North Korea) that we have conveniently erased from memory, or, flushed down the memory hole.
The son of a Korean War veteran, Roskam recalled a recent, "moving" visit to Korea. "If you go to Korea today, there is a sense of overwhelming gratitude that is true of the Korean people, that they're communicating to Americans," he said.
HEll, Peter, you scammin' scumbag, more likely they are grateful we're no longer bombing the hell out of their county anymore. The bombing devestation done in Korea was perhaps ten times worse than the bombing devestation done in Viet Nam.
"To go to Korea is to go to a touch point... to go to a nation that was the beneficiary of turmoil... and sacrifice."
To remain in America is to go to a touch point, to remain in a nation that benefited barely at all from the turmoil it created for other peoples in other lands around the world.
Korea has "completely transformed" in the past six decades. The city of Seoul, he said, is now a bustling and dynamic metropolis, with the tenth largest economy in the world.
The U.S. has pretty much "completely transformed" in the past six decades, also. Detroit is all but dead, the only thing keeping Chicago vibrant and growing is the poverty to force people out from their (relatively) inexpensive dwellings to living in homeless conditions in "the big city" while land speculators buy up the foreclosed properties at steep discounts and then sell at egregiously inflated prices to yuppie (DINKIE) scum who will refurbish the houses and make the neighborhoods attractive to "niche" stores.
Ambassador Choi said after the Korean War, Americans have stood by Korea. The "alliance and friendship" between the United States and Korea, he said, make Korea a vibrant and prosperous economy.
WELL, it seems we are now talking as if there is just ONE Korea, rather than a North Korea and a South Korea. Perhaps reunification has taken place, and I just didn't hear about it. Trust me on this one - Korean girls are working in factories for large international corporations, making very little money (10 cents per hour)
The veterans honored Monday include:
•Robert l. Hoffman
•Lou Kueltzo and
Related Topics: 6th Congressional District, Peter Roskam, and Wheaton College