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Military Men Are Dumb, Stupid Animals

many people have asked about the origin of a quote from Henry Kissinger regarding military men, which came from Woodward and Bernstein's "The Final Days" (1976). Here is the complete paragraph--and for context, the one following--excerpted from pages 194-195 of the second Touchstone paperback edition (1994).
Alexander Haig, newly appointed White House chief of staff, greets newsmen in H. R. Haldeman's former office on May 4, 1973. (UPI / Bettmann)

In their December 1975 Foreword to "The Final Days", Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein state that the book is based on interviews and re-interviews with 394 people, concentrating on the last 100 days of Nixon's administration. None of the quotes or information in the book is individually footnoted or referenced--they do mention that "we did not accord equal weight to all sources," and that "nothing in this book has been reconstructed without accounts from at least two people."

Authors Woodward and Bernstein also note that "The Final Days" is "the work of four people. Scott Armstrong, a former Senate Watergate Committee investigator, and Al Kamen, a free-lance writer/researcher, assisted us full time in the reporting, research and some of the writing."

Kissinger's quote regarding miltary men comes from Chapter 14, which extensively discusses Al Haig, Kissinger and other Nixon staff advisors' negotiations and differences over national security issues during the 1969-1974 period.

The exact, direct quote marks begin with the word 'dumb' and terminate after the word 'used'.

Here is the FULL KISSINGER QUOTE verbatim from the bottom two lines of page 194 to line 14 of page 195:

In Haig's presence, Kissinger referred pointedly to military men as "dumb, stupid animals to be used" as pawns for foreign policy. Kissinger often took up a post outside the doorway to Haig's office and dressed him down in front of the secretaries for alleged acts of incompetence with which Haig was not even remotely involved. Once when the Air Force was authorized to resume bombing of North Vietnam, the planes did not fly on certain days because of bad weather. Kissinger assailed Haig. He complained bitterly that the generals had been screaming for the limits to be taken off but that now their pilots were afraid to go up in a little fog. The country needed generals who could win battles, Kissinger said, not good briefers like Haig.

On another occasion, when Haig was leaving for a trip to Cambodia to meet with Premier Lon Nol, Kissinger escorted him to a staff car, where reporters and a retinue of aides waited. As Haig bent to get into the automobile, Kissinger stopped him and began polishing the single star on his shoulder. "Al, if you're a good boy, I'll get you another one," he said.


Bob Woodward & Carl Bernstein
The Final Days
second Touchstone paperback edition (1994)
Chapter 14, pp. 194-195

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NO they're not!! They are only retarded evil men! 24.May.2004 05:15


The fact that they are typical Americans (only a bit more retarded by one congnitive stage) does not let them off the moral responsibility hook. An animal gets off the hook, in my book, but these killer perverts that were sent out to (as their imbecile counterparts say on this list) fight for my right to say this (Imagine the gall!), need to be tried by the ICT along with the Satan in Chief and his band of pirates. ALL of them, from the buck private to the Latino generals they are going to scapegoat this onto, need to be tried and consequently jailed.

Comment 24.May.2004 05:50


Just one thing.You forgot; "PERVERTS".

What about? 24.May.2004 08:12


What about military women?

not all the same 24.May.2004 09:25

dog face

Military "lifers" and politicians have alot of the same traits. When I was in the army ,we referred to lifers as "flies". Just like flies,"they eat shit and bother people".

Henry Kissinger 24.May.2004 11:08


Is an amoral, fat, greasy, and yes, disgusting pig. He's responsible for more death and torture than we will ever know. I don't know what the original poster's motivation was but I thank him anyway. Although it seems lost to most who responded to the post, it actually shows us who and what Kissinger is, rather than defining military men.

Shame on any "lefty" who agrees with and promotes the words of Kissinger. What do you think he thinks of you? I would guess he thinks you're stupid and should be dead.

Kissinger's evils are easy to find if you dig hard enough. That this criminal is still alive and well, and rich only indicates that he has some blackmail on a lot of people.

Watch your Mouth 24.May.2004 19:35


I resent the fact that you refer to animals as dumb and stupid.They are neither.Please try finding another comparison or term when referring to the military.

to "Offended" 24.May.2004 19:40

take it to Henry Kissinger

it's his quote.

Henry the K's slimy life 24.May.2004 22:39


Thanks For The Memories ... The Truth Has Set Me Free! The Memoirs of Bob Hope's and Henry Kissinger's Mind-Controlled Slave
by Brice Taylor

 link to www.amazon.com

Americans are dumb stupid animals 25.May.2004 01:20


Whine and bitch about Henry Kissenger while his little favorite little henchmen Paul Bremer is running the show in Iraq. Pretty funny trick.

Americans are complete idiots. Stick to watching the Simpsons, sheep.

Eat Shit liberals and Communists 25.May.2004 06:57

John F. Kerry Jkerry@Kerryforpresident.org

Dumb stupid animals have big muscles and bigger teeth and can hear your pulse at 100 meters, hopefully these "animals" will tear your throats out and laugh wildly.
I J.F.Kerry commited atrocities and I am proud!
I J.F.Kerry commited atrocities and I am proud!

interview of Susan Ford (sex slave of Henry Kissinger/Bob Hope) Brice Taylor 25.May.2004 15:10


There was a story of VP Dick Cheney being a sexual abuser (while US Senator out of Wyoming) but I have not found a backup documentation to that.

The Susan Ford interview (Brice Taylor is her psuedonym):
"It centers around her memories of being conditioned through childhood in order to be used by Bob Hope and Henry Kissinger, as a mind-controlled slave into adulthood"

interview found on the webpage:

Description by Author: Brice Taylor is a healed survivor of satanic ritual abuse, witchcraft and MKULTRA government mind control. Within this book are the memoirs of her use as a mind-controlled, slave labor force used in and out of the White House. Introduction by Walter Bowart, author of Operation Mind Control; with Historical Overview of Mind Control in the Modern Context, by Ron Patton. This autobiographical account of Brice's personal experience, reveals the hidden purpose behind the ritual abuse and mind control that is being reported around the world. It centers around her memories of being conditioned through childhood in order to be used by Bob Hope and Henry Kissinger, as a mind-controlled slave into adulthood...and used as a presidential sex/espionage toy and personal "mind file" computer by many to further the agenda of those seeking to bring in the New World Order.