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Muhammad Ali was Bamboozled, lied to, and led astray.

Discussion in 'Sports Forum' started by MartyF, Oct 16, 2019.

  1. MartyF

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    :Thumbsup OK, I had no idea Cassius Marcellus Clay, the boxer’s namesake, was a famous abolitionist, much less that he was as tough as Davy Crockett and instrumental in compelling the Emancipation Proclamation. And the self-proclaimed "the greatest" renounced that historic appellation for one linking him to the slave heritage of “Black" Islam? :Rolleyes I suppose that's where arrogance takes you.
     
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    Mohammad Ali got out of Viet Nam by saying that he didn't believe in fighting.
     
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    Yes, he said he had no quarrel with the Vietnamese people. It seems that only LBJ and Robert McNamara had a beef with the Vietnamese, so why weren't those two over there humping through the rice paddies locked and loaded?
     
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    They were busy micromanaging the war and writing impossible rules of engagement. We have the same problem today in Afghanistan.
     
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