208 innocent people dead because of our policy in one day:Submitted by P. Nicholson on Thu, 04/18/2013 - 08:36
I love America. I love my country so much that I am willing to put my own ass out for tanning to point out hypocrisy.
Monday, April 15, 2013
-Terrorist attack in Boston. 3 dead. 100+ injured
-American attack in Afghanistan. 30 dead. 100+ injured (target not killed)
-Terror attack in Iraq. 75+ dead. Unknown amount injured
At what point do we wake up? Will our foreign policy ever change?
Our policy lead to the deaths of over 100 people in lands far removed from our borders. Did you hear that on the news? Is it anti-American for me to point this out?
We have enemies.. I get it. The attacks on the Boston Marathon has proven to me that our policies in the middle east do not work. They are counter productive and create more enemies than allies.
Looking at our problems through logical, calm and wise eyes can reduce the opportunities of recruitment, radicalism and revenge.
If we keep starting fires the likelihood of stopping an inferno greatly depreciates. Peace is indeed a powerful message. Having the balls, firepower, training and weapons can decrease resistance while still standing in a position of power. Great leaders understand this power. Weak leaders bow to public pressure and fail to lead.
It is my hope that the people of our nation wake up and realize we need not attack, place our troops or meddle in the affairs of every rogue nation.
We need leadership. Leadership willing to tell the ugly truth and lead our country out of this pile of shit we find ourselves in.
'Peace through strength.' R. Reagan.
I would like to add.. Strength through rights. Without our rights we are not Americans. No matter what line of crap coming out of DC and throughout the airwaves tells us.
Our Constitution and the sacrifices our troops have made, identify the soul of an American. We have lead the world but have lost our way. I truly hope that America unites behind the principles that define us. Without a sense of unity our cause is lost.
Will someone stand up and lead our country?