Mach Report This Comment
Date: June 04, 2013 02:00AM
"There are some -- sometimes in our party -- who mistake war for defense.
If you don't believe in eternal and perpetual war doesn't mean you don't
believe in a strong national defense."
- Rand Paul (Common Sense)
Mrkim Report This Comment
Date: June 04, 2013 07:04AM
Common sense would seemingly dictate that any country continually meddling in
the affairs of other countries and/or foisting their policies/views/political
positions on foreign sovereign nations would naturally incur the rancor of their
citizenry and their governing bodies. Then when you add in military force and
foreign military and civilian injuries and deaths to the equation, common sense
again would dictate that a growing list of enemies would be the natural outcome
of such actions.
Many folks say we must undertake these actions abroad to insure our safety at
home, yet how can the creation of an ever growing list of enemies be deemed a
sane method for the safety of our people abroad or at home?
Having said this before, it still bears repeating: If ANY foreign govt. were to
attempt occupation on our soil they'd find Americans would rise up en masse and
repel such intruders with the most vicious acts of terrorism ever seen,
essentially makin what goes on in the middle east look like the actions of
amateurish choir boys in comparison
jgoins Report This Comment
Date: June 05, 2013 06:44AM
What I think a major problem is with our policy overseas is not the wars we
fight but the rebuilding afterwards. Maybe we should just leave after the war
is over and not stay there to rebuild the country and give it back to them. If
we don't want to keep the countries then we should just leave when we are done
and let them fend for themselves.