The Motley Fool Discussion Boards
Retirement Discussions / Retire Early CampFIRE
|Subject: Re: OT: Reparations||Date: 6/5/2001 10:03 AM|
|Author: golfwaymore||Number: 40963 of 784609|
I dunno about that man, I have a friend who is just a couple of years older than me (I am in my mid-20's) whose dad has the number tattoo. And he's not even close to the first one I've seen - there are a lot of people out there with Nazi numbers on their arms. No money could ever repay the damage done to these people and their families.
As the reparations (I believe) are/were coming from German accounts, it's not a direct American issue.
However, I'm wondering how far the trillions of U.S. dollars spent in repatrioting and continuing to support Israel, as well as the American portion of the 50 million lives lost in WWII goes towards restitution of some type?
One of my business partners is Jewish and we've had this same discussion many times. I dont know all the answers (surprisingly).
|Copyright 1996-2015 trademark and the "Fool" logo is a trademark of The Motley Fool, Inc. Contact Us|