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O'BRIEN: I'm going to read a little bit from this colonel who said this: 'The army is not a sociological laboratory; to be effective it must be organized and trained according to the principles which will ensure success'Experiments are a danger to efficiency, discipline and morale and would result in ultimate defeat.'
BROWNE: I think that that's true. I don't think it's true with respect to ultimate defeat of the United States in a war. I think what's likely to occur though is the defeat of the United States in small battles, which means people are going to die. [...]
O'BRIEN: That was from a guy in 1941. And that argument was about not allowing black people in the military. That was his exact argument of why blacks should not be allowed in the military, because it's a danger to efficiency and discipline and morale and will result in ultimate defeat.
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Amanda Lang was a wonderful member of the Opednews team, and the first volunteer editor, for a good number of years being a senior editor. She passed away summer 2014.

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