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Don't think I've ever heard anyone say that. Well maybe once in a blue moon.

Had to wait till the cows came home, did you?
Mike.
Don't think I've ever heard anyone say that. Well maybe once in a blue moon.

Had to wait till the cows came home, did you?

I suspect Hell was freezing over at the time.
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I was wondering something similar in connection with one of the Guantanamo Bay detainees. David Hicks, an Australian, is about ... Geneva Convention does not apply. Someone is seriously playing with fire here. When you're setting legal precedents, the wording matters.

"Agreed", to all of the above. But in a legally-defined war, whether you can be regarded as "aiding the enemy", or indeed be an "enemy combatant", doesn't depend on your citizenship; gets tougher if you're a US citizen working with the Taliban, of course. You don't have to be a citizen of a country to commit treason against that country; but I'd have thought, as you say, a non-citizen would have to be on US territory or the equivalent for the charge to stick logically. "Logically"! Who am I kidding?
Mike.
Mike.
Don't think I've ever heard anyone say that. Well maybe once in a blue moon.

Had to wait till the cows came home, did you?

And they didn't until hell froze over, did they ?
CV
Then I'm confused; I thought you said you are Jewish.

Yes. So are you. We all are.
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Many Jewish people joined the Resistance, naturally enough. I don't know of any who signed up for the Nazi Party.

You think? Whoo! Another interesting concept. How could a Jew join the Resistance in Germany? Wasn't being a member of ... not welcome a Jew. It would kind of tip-off the government that the people involved were up to no good.

In some instances a group of Jews formed their own resistance (capitalization eschewed purposefully) units. Aviva Kempner's film Partisans of Vilna sets forth the history of one such. Okay, they were Lithuanian and not German. That didn't matter to the Nazis, so it didn't matter to them.
Kempner's film biography of Hank Greenberg is better known. .
I became acquainted with Ms. Kempner about a dozen years ago when I used her first name in a crossword puzzle I sold to the Sunday Washington Post, cluing it "filmmaker Kempner." She called to thank me (and express surprise), and we got to talking, and we wound up acquaintances for a brief while. A delightful person and a demon researcher; not a bad editor and director, for that matter.

Bob Lieblich
Who has touched the hem of greatness
Then I'm confused; I thought you said you are Jewish.

Yes. So are you. We all are.


Liebs
Jewish
You think? Whoo! Another interesting concept. How could a Jew ... government that the people involved were up to no good.

In some instances a group of Jews formed their own resistance (capitalization eschewed purposefully) units.\\

I wondered about the capitalization. I would have no question about leaving "resistance units" uncapped, but "the resistance" didn't look right. While not a specific organization like "the Masons", it seemed that the "the" made it specific enough to be a proper noun.

Then, I thought about "the underground railroad" and my "the" theory went off the rails. I thought about "partisan bands" and "the partisans", and almost went with "the resistance". "Resistance", though, just didn't look right all naked and uncapitalized.
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In some instances a group of Jews formed their own resistance (capitalization eschewed purposefully) units.\\

I wondered about the capitalization. I would have no question about leaving "resistance units" uncapped, but "the resistance" didn't look ... bands" and "the partisans", and almost went with "the resistance". "Resistance", though, just didn't look right all naked and uncapitalized.

I was talking about a unit that resisted but wasn't part of the organized Resistance. No criticism, or even comment, intended with regard to your usage.

Liebs
Irresistible
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