Discussion in 'Middle East - General' started by Bonnie, Sep 20, 2006.
By Felicia (Fee) Benamon (09/20/2006)
The Moral Exhibitionism of John McCain
September 20th, 2006
230 years ago, our brave ancestores defied the rules of engagement to set this country free from oppression. Now, we won't defy the rules of engagement to save it from annihilation by an enemy which ignores not only the rules of engagement, but the rules of being a human being. 250 years ago, it was considered 'proper' to line up, fire a few vollies, march down the field, and then have a melee. We hit in the bushes and shot while movie, preventing the enemy vollies from being effective, and preventing the melee from happening. Now, the rules of engagement say that we are all nice to our enemies and give them good food and a lot of leeway. The also say that we can'ts shoot at cemeteries or any other religious site. Our enemies defy these rules left and right, but we won't take even one step. Why not?
Pure arrogance, that's why not.
There are many that think having the moral high ground is more important than winning the war even though losing will be the end of life as they know it. There are many who think their stance on religion (or not) will save them from a beheading; who think that if you close your eyes REALLY tight the bad men will go away. There ae many who WANT the bad guys to win just so they can say "See??? We told you so!". There are many more concerned for their own quest for power than for what is best for the country and its people. Finally, there are many, many who believe that no matter what happens, nothing will change in their life one way or the other so why bother sending troops or spending money on something that they think has NO direct impact on them. Those same people will be the ones that end up praying towards Mecca five times a day out of fear and muttering under their breath "Why didn't somebody do something?"
I like the idea of doing something or something being done, do you have a practical suggestion? There has been some ideas in the thread called "Next Step?" - you have additional ideas?
I have bunches of ideas...none of them PC or socially acceptable.
Okay... but this messageboard isn't very PC, is it? As far as gathering suggestions about how to go on I think any idea between everyone converts to be muslim to nuke the whole world at least can be listed.
I guess you nailed the extremes down pretty well.
I suspect that there are more efficient and effective ways to deal with things. Like hand over Europe to the Muslims (since things appear to be going that way) to satisfy the appeasement bunch whiile at the same time bombing every stinking mosque in the Middle East should appeal to the blood thirsty baby killer crowd.
Withdraw all US troops from everywhere on the planet and line them up on the US borders with all the weaponry, body armor, and USO shows they can use would go a long way towards solving the immigration problem and shut the "hate American imperialism" crowd.
Make any petroleum product illegal and all "recreational" drugs legal wont really solve anything but nobody will care so it works out. Legalize prostitution, child molestation/abuse and ban religion in any form. 110% income tax on anyone making anything more than minimum wage should simplify the tax code and reduce the national debt.
Withdraw the US from the UN and move the UN to Venezuala sounded like a GREAT plan to me...while we are at it, stop ALL foreign aid to ALL foreign countries. Close all ports/airports, ban travel into and out of the US and limit domestic travel to a 3 mile radius of ones domecile. Ban the internet, cell phones, guns, fishing, hunting, meat, sex, television, writing, public debate and of course, make original thought punishable by exile to Canada. Disband all prisons, police forces, and schools.
Tha's all I can think of off the top of my head.
What does "sarcasm" mean?
But the scary part, seems we're heading in just such a direction.
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