On this Day: Congress Authorizes Viet...

On this Day: Congress Authorizes Vietnam War

There are 8 comments on the www.findingdulcinea.com story from Aug 7, 2008, titled On this Day: Congress Authorizes Vietnam War. In it, www.findingdulcinea.com reports that:

On Aug. 7, 1964, Congress passed the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution based on what is now widely believed to be faulty intelligence, plunging the United States into the Vietnam War.

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Sue

Boston, MA

#1 Aug 7, 2008
Really? WMD is now used to signify Weapons of Mass Destruction? OMG! I was totally looking for a shorter way to say that! LOL. What a coincidence.
Hal Barker

Morton, WA

#2 Aug 9, 2008
History repeats itself, doesn't it. I was in Vietnam and I didn't like it.
Adam

Marquette, MI

#3 Aug 7, 2009
Going to war on faulty intelligence is an American tradition! It's what we do best.
Mattie

New York, NY

#4 Aug 8, 2009
Adam wrote:
Going to war on faulty intelligence is an American tradition! It's what we do best.
It's true but when does it stop.

“Lost college graduate”

Since: Jun 09

Portland

#5 Aug 9, 2009
Basing wars on faulty intelligence is an important cornerstone in American political thought...apparently.
Harold

New York, NY

#6 Aug 12, 2009
Many people say we went to war in WWII based on faulty intelligence, or based on FDR's willfully allowing the US to be bombed at Pearl Harbor.
America

Hingham, MA

#7 Jun 6, 2011
Its the government man
Rony Cruz

Manassas, VA

#8 Feb 22, 2013
this is stupid shit.. we dont wanna know any of this crap...

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