RANT: Support the troops; bring them home!


Steele Speaks the Truth
by Chris Norby, July 07, 2010

Chris Norby is a freshman Republican state legislator from Orange County, Calif. He previously served on the Orange County Board of Supervisors and as mayor of Fullerton.

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“If he [Obama] is such a student of history, has he not understood the one thing you don’t do is engage in a land war in Afghanistan? Everyone who has tried over a thousand years has failed, and there are reasons for that.” In restating this obvious historical fact, Republican Chairman Michael Steele has roused a chorus of neocon critics calling for his resignation.

Instead, they should heed the words of Douglas MacArthur, who warned another young president – John F. Kennedy – in 1961: “Anyone wanting to commit American ground forces to the mainland of Asia should have his head examined.”

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BHO44 is no student of anything. Except maybe how to fool some of the people some of the time.

Afpak land war? Insane no matter what empire tries it and no matter which party runs it.

Ground forces should be at home. Right smack dab in the US of A.


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