[Homestead] Americans, go home !

Marie McHarry mmcharry at dtnspeed.net
Sun Sep 19 19:55:37 EDT 2004

Ray wrote:
<<I would pose the question no matter who was the current leader.    Y'all
to forget how this all began.   Over 3000 civilians were  literally snuffed 
out.   I may seem a bit crass, but give me a soldier  in a casket, over a 
child, anyday.   At least the soldier made a  choice.>>
I did answer your question, Ray.

And, further, I'll add, While 3000+ civilians were killed on 9/11, it's
pretty clear that Saddam Hussein wasn't the mastermind of that attack. In
fact, sanctions -- while they were killing thousands of innocent children in
Iraq -- had pretty much locked Saddam down. He couldn't do much of anything.

Now, non-Iraqi terrorists are gaining ground every day in Iraq, and Iraqis
of all stripes -- women, children, non-Ba'athists who suffered under Saddam,
and even Ba'athists are dying pretty much indiscriminately, far more Iraqis
(not to mention Afghanis) than the number of Americans who died on 9/11. For
lack of oversight, the US military has disgraced itself in the eyes of the
world (and the world of Islam has some evidence that we really are

I agree with you, Ray, that it doesn't matter who is president. I disagree
about the current state of affairs. They are so seriously FUBAR that they
may not be rightable (or should I say, correctable). This president has done
us wrong.


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