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OUR MERCENARY US MILITARY
self | 5/1/04 | self

Posted on 05/01/2004 6:00:08 PM PDT by raysol

Have gun will travel/NOT

Compare & contrast these 2 quotes given that our troops are in over 100 foreign lands(where we dont belong).So much for original intent .Guess we know better than the founding fathers who werent serious after all.

* “America goes not abroad [i.e., overseas] in search of monsters to destroy. She [i.e., America] is the well-wisher to the freedom and independence of all. She is the champion and vindicator only of her own. She well knows that by once enlisting under other banners than her own, were they even the banners of foreign independence, she would involve herself beyond the power of extrication in all the wars of interest and intrigue, of individual avarice, envy and ambition, which assume the colors of patriotism and usurp the standards of freedom.” (From his address for Independence Day, 1821)

(sounds just like US in Iraq & elsewhere )bring ALL our troops home now.

*Henry Kissinger (in the book Final days by Woodward & Bernstein) In Haigs presence then Secretary of State HK referred pointedly to military men as dumb stupid animals to be used as pawns for our foreign policy.

Apparently not much has changed since then(Vietnam)


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1 posted on 05/01/2004 6:00:08 PM PDT by raysol
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To: raysol
This is not coherent.
2 posted on 05/01/2004 6:02:18 PM PDT by Threepwood
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To: Threepwood
Nor will it be long-lasting.....I predict a ZOT in three....two....
3 posted on 05/01/2004 6:04:23 PM PDT by Texas Eagle
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To: raysol
That's not gonna win you friends, here.
4 posted on 05/01/2004 6:06:42 PM PDT by tiamat ("Just a Bronze-Age Gal, Trapped in a Techno World!")
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To: raysol
I like to have a few beers sometimes myself, but I mean really...
5 posted on 05/01/2004 6:07:08 PM PDT by Living Stone (The following statement is true: The preceeding statement is false.)
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To: raysol
The World has changed. Back then it didn't make sense to take the war to Britain.

And back then you didn't have foreigners bringing terrorist activities to our soil (ever hear of the "September 11, 2001 Attack on America?).

So you want to sit back and let them bring it to us...again?

Should we have not gotten involved in WWI or WWII?

Should we not go after those whose only aim in life is the death of us (I assume that includes you, too)?

If our forefathers had foresight and could see today, it might be written differently. Or if they were here today, then in hindsight, they might change it.

I really don't think you mean that America should only defend herself when it comes to her own soil. Seems like that would be a risk of "too little, too late".

But maybe I misunderstood your post, too.

Doesn't it scare you to agree with the likes of Michael Moore, Kerry and other Socialists?
6 posted on 05/01/2004 6:07:35 PM PDT by RedBloodedAmerican
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To: raysol
I'm confused. I wasn't until I read your post, but now that I've stop reading it, I'm okay again.
7 posted on 05/01/2004 6:07:45 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Why the long face, John?)
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To: raysol
Lay down the crack pipe, please.

America's Fifth Column ... watch PBS documentary JIHAD! In America
http://12thman.us/media/jihad.rm (Requires RealPlayer)

Who is Steve Emerson?

8 posted on 05/01/2004 6:08:26 PM PDT by JCG
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To: raysol
A DU Sleeper Account?
9 posted on 05/01/2004 6:09:06 PM PDT by cmsgop ( It Puts The Lotion in the Basket or it gets the Hose Again........)
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To: raysol
Bring on the Viking Kitties
10 posted on 05/01/2004 6:09:21 PM PDT by John Will
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To: RedBloodedAmerican
Very Well Said.
11 posted on 05/01/2004 6:09:58 PM PDT by cmsgop ( It Puts The Lotion in the Basket or it gets the Hose Again........)
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To: Threepwood
This is not coherent.

LOL! You noticed that too, huh?

12 posted on 05/01/2004 6:12:29 PM PDT by yankeedame ("Oh, I can take it but I'd much rather dish it out.")
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To: raysol
Let me edit this:
"The World has changed. Back then it didn't make sense to take the war to Britain"
I should probably have rephrased that.

They wrote that to make a point that America should not be the aggressor.

And in the War on Terror, we are not.

We are defending ourselves, and others who cannot defend themselves, from further onslaught.

I don't even see anything we have done as "pre emptive". Iraq had plenty of time to comply, and constantly did not. Shooting our aircraft in a no fly zone is a big no-no. We even had assistance from Iraqiis and other Islamic communities in remving Saddam and establishing a Govt there (in process). I guess I don't get your point. Maybe turn off CNN.

13 posted on 05/01/2004 6:12:36 PM PDT by RedBloodedAmerican
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hey, even a blind squirrel bumps into a nut now and then.
14 posted on 05/01/2004 6:13:09 PM PDT by RedBloodedAmerican
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To: raysol; Zavien Doombringer; jriemer; MeekOneGOP; TheBigB; Constitution Day; mhking; ctlpdad; ...
*sniff sniff*

Izzat... ozone I smell?


15 posted on 05/01/2004 6:13:31 PM PDT by 4mycountry ("Completely concretely" - - That's "the power of the 'Freeper'.")
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To: raysol
Hi! Im Larry Klayman......


16 posted on 05/01/2004 6:14:34 PM PDT by cmsgop ( It Puts The Lotion in the Basket or it gets the Hose Again........)
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To: cmsgop
How about from the halls of Montezuma....

The US has faced islamic terrorism in a previous century in the form of the Barbary Pirates, what did we do about it?


KICKED THEIR ARAB ASSES, It worked then, it will work now.

17 posted on 05/01/2004 6:15:26 PM PDT by TASMANIANRED (What do you call children in Palestine? Unexploded ordinance.)
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To: RedBloodedAmerican
Just make sure the male squirrel does not bump into 2 nuts...
18 posted on 05/01/2004 6:16:09 PM PDT by cmsgop ( It Puts The Lotion in the Basket or it gets the Hose Again........)
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To: RedBloodedAmerican
Summary:

A nuke can ruin your whole day.
19 posted on 05/01/2004 6:17:47 PM PDT by DB ()
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To: raysol
I just looked over your posting history. I can't tell if you're a troll or a moron.
20 posted on 05/01/2004 6:17:59 PM PDT by Tamzee (Kerry's just a gigolo, and everywhere he goes, people know the part he's playing...)
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