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Early Warning: The Continuing Need for National Defense
Imprimis, Hillsdale College ^
| March 2014
| Brian T. Kennedy
Posted on 04/08/2014 2:14:31 PM PDT by RicocheT
Harold Rood, a professor of international relations at Claremont McKenna College who died in 2011, was not as well known as he was influential. A soldier in Pattons army in World War II, he taught his students that war is permanent to the human condition, and that in war it is better to win, for no one ever had to accommodate a loser. America will always have enemies, he told them, and those enemies will forever be planning and expending resources to place themselves in a position to defeat us. It would be nice if it was otherwise, he was fond of saying, but it is not otherwise. It is the way the world works.
As a nation of freemen today, we are courting suicide by ignoring clear and present dangers. Our elected representatives have eyes but do not see, and they have ears but do not hear. We must awaken ourselves, and then awaken them, before it is too late.
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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: imprimis; military; nationaldefense
Downsizing our military, no national missile defense, an undefended electric grid, calling terror attacks on our homeland "workplace incidents? We are setting our America for a very bad ending.
posted on 04/08/2014 2:14:32 PM PDT
<>We today, and our elected leadersin whose hands we place the responsibility for national defense are in urgent need of such an antidote, because the U.S. is increasingly and dangerously vulnerable, and our elected leaders appear oblivious. <>
This afternoon, a gaggle of NAG senator-babes lectured our republic on the horror of income inequality.
posted on 04/08/2014 2:23:07 PM PDT
( Article V.)
As a nation of freemen today ...
Ha ha. Hahahahahahahahahahaha!!!!!
This is neocon porn.
posted on 04/08/2014 3:15:43 PM PDT
(An object at rest cannot be stopped! - The Evil Midnight Bomber What Bombs at Midnight)
Even Republicans brag about how “great” Sequestration is, which punishes the military with “paying for” 50% of all budget cuts despite being 17% of the budget. War is coming, and we are destroying our military.
posted on 04/08/2014 5:01:15 PM PDT
A real missile gap exist today. We need to have at least 5,000 nukes to ensure that no one will mess with us. It is madness to use them but it is also madness to tkink that we can live without them.
posted on 04/09/2014 8:34:54 AM PDT
(Going Galt as fast as I can.)
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