FRANCE (& the rest of the pansies of the world)
wbwhite at MADBBS.COM
Thu Feb 20 17:37:15 MST 2003
"J. Prescott" wrote:
> & you would propose that we simply ignore the fact that they are doing all
> within THEIR power to subvert our efforts? i would also point out that i
> doubt these issues would exist if we weren't trying to go through the UN.
> for YEARS now, many in this country have been warning that our sovereignty
> was at risk because of the UN, & now we are seeing it unveiled right before
> our eyes.
> as long as they (france - & any other country it applies to) want to
> continue waving the 'diplomacy' banner, then this sort of maneuver is right
> in line. diplomacy is nothing more than a high-stakes negotiation. if that
> is the game they want to play, then they must accept that there may be
> repercussions for them as well.
> the fact of the matter for me is this: on 9/11/01, we were brutally
> attacked. war had been exacted ON us, & it is time for the United States to
> defend herself. what we witnessed on 9/11 is the equivalent of pearl
> harbor, & it requires a response. & frankly, i find little reason to
> consult with the frances of the world. had that attack been on france - say
> . . . the eiffel tower, i assure you if france wanted to respond, not only
> would we not interfere, but i am even more confident that we would assist
> her in that effort.
> & to insinuate that the U.S. is the bad guy here appalls me. freedom left
> to the charge of a country like france would soon find itself in jeopardy.
> whatever freedom france has has little to do with any guard THEY have
> presented to those who would threaten her. it's all well & fine to talk
> about peace, but when the bully get's right up in your face & is challenging
> you, you better have more resolve than just talk. cus sooner rather than
> later, that bully is going to force you to take a stand. & IF YOU DON'T,
> the bully will take HIS stand. & once you have shown that you won't stand
> up to him, then you will live by HIS rules.
> just ask yourself where the french would be had we maintained our course of
> not getting involved in WW II? the same goes for much, if not all, of
> europe. i contend that it was wrong of us to not get involved sooner. but
> the mistake has been exposed, & i say we should never forget its lesson.
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