Why is it that Japan is still asked to apologize for WWII, but Germany gets a free pass?

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  1. Daveindiego

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    This was a recent topic of discussion as the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Japan recently passed. People wanted, or expected, the Japanese premier to give an 'apology' for WWI. I couldn't figure out why, aside from the obvious fact of the 'sneak attack' at Pearl Harbor. But, IMHO, I'd say that Japan paid an extremely heavy price for that attack with the two bombs that were dropped on them, not to mention the firebombing of all the other Japanese cities.

    Meanwhile, Germany which committed the worst atrocities during the 20th century, TWICE, gets a free pass?

    Why wasn't Germany literally wiped off the maps of the world after WWII?

    :smile:
     
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    Because they're alpha like a boss.
     
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    Herro
     
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    Japan did some pretty shitty atrocities too. many Chinese and Koreans would like nothing less than turning Tokyo into a self powered nightlight.
     
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    I'm still extremely butthurt over the Krauts invading Poland
     
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    white privilege? :dontknow:
     
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    Italy gets a pass, too. Let's see, how are they like the Germans but not like the Japanese? hmmmmm...........
     
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    Duh, Germans are white.
     
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    Look at this clown defending Germany. :rolleyes:

    I say that we, as the world, shut Germany down. Wall it off, and make it a prison, like the movie 'Escape from New York'. Animals being animals.

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    :lol: This guy gets it.
     
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    Italy pretty much flailed around during WWII.
     
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    I wasn't alive back then, so I don't know. Tell us how it all went down. Do you still get flashbacks?
     
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    forgiven.
     
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    :lol:

    They're called books, look into them sometime.
     
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    Never heard of them. Are they like analog iPads?
     
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    i see being at SFN has only lowered your IQ and ability to read.
     
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    Dave's only use for books is as toilet paper.
     
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    This doesn't even make sense.

    Are you having a stroke right now?
     
  20. Daveindiego

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    Yeah, this is sounding like a stroke.

    Call 911.