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Losing the war

2001-10-08 16:38:14+00 by Dan Lyke 1 comments

Sigh. Hopefully the Bush administration didn't lose the war yesterday, although Musharraf seems to be more US positive than the initial reports. But Iran is expressing concern and calling the attacks unacceptable, and, ominously, the Saudis haven't said anything. The US launched 50 Tomahawk cruise missiles and dropped 37,500 MREs. At one million bucks per missile, that'd have to be over thirteen hundred bucks per MRE for equity between military to humanitarian effort. Is anyone in the administration paying attention to what this war is actually about?

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#Comment made: 2002-02-21 05:32:57+00 by: meuon

No. The war is about making the CNN/FoxNews media fed American populace feel better while they pass lots of 'pork belly' legislation in Washington DC.

The 'war' should be about making individual terrorists disappear of the face of the earth quickly and quietly: removing the future potential threat and eliminating the martyr factor and not allowing fringe supporters the ability to focus on and rally around prisoners or bombed facilities.

Fear is greatest when it can not be defined and rationalized.

Future terrorists will consider that other 'terrorists' just plain dissappeared completely of the face of the earth.

While I am ranting, I also want to say something about 'arming our allies': Let them throw rocks. Why create another mess to have to get involved with later?