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"He's a former general in Saddam's Army, but we need his expertise."
"It's General Douglas MacArthur."
"Five minutes, General."
"Well, I'm an optimist - I still think peace can be avoided."
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"I just think you're going to need a better rallying cry than 'Absence of evidence isn't evidence of absence.'"
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"Why is it every time we get together we end up squabbling?"
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"A large Coke and an order of fries."
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"Hey, dad. We wanna play army before we go to bed. Can we have our toy medals back?"
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"Don't you think after thirty years of marriage you could stop referring to me as 'the military'?"
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"It's a great treaty, but do we trust us?"
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"Aren't you being a little arrogant, son? Here's Lieutenant Colonel Farrington, Major Stark, Captain Truelove, Lieutenant Castle, and myself, all older and more experienced than you, and we think the war is very moral."
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'Ok, do you want to be shirts or skins?'
Ulysses Simpson Grant
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"I just wonder if yet another pincer movement might be just what they are expecting."
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"It varies, but offhand I'd say around 750 'bang-bangs' equal one 'boom'."
'This one is for helping win the TV ratings war with my expert commentary.'
A military general watches TV on a bomb.
"Sure, you're a dictator, son, but Muriel's boy is an absolute dictator."
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