Fw: Good Read

wbwhite wbwhite at MADBBS.COM
Fri Apr 30 21:51:13 MDT 2004


Thanks, Jose.  Perspective is exactly what the carpers are lacking.

Bill

J o s e wrote:

>  The following appeared in the Durham, NC local paper
>  as a letter to the
>  editor. This will put things in perspective:
>
> Liberals claim President Bush shouldn't have started
>  this war. They complain
>  about his prosecution of it. One liberal recently
>  claimed Bush was the worst
>  president in U.S. history.
>
> Let's clear up one point: We didn't start the war on
>  terror. Try to
>  remember, it was started by terrorists on 9/11.
>  Let's look at the "worst"
>  president and mismanagement claims.
>
> FDR led us into World War II. Germany never attacked
>  us. Japan did. From
>  1941-1945, 450,000 lives were lost, an average of
>  112,500 per year.
>
> Truman finished that war and started one in Korea.
>  North Korea never
>  attacked us. From 1950-1953, 55,000 lives were lost,
>  an average of 18,333
>  per year.
>
> John F. Kennedy started the Vietnam conflict in
>  1962. Vietnam never attacked
>  us. Johnson turned Vietnam into a quagmire. From
>  1965-1975, 58,000 lives
>  were lost, an average of 5,800 per year.
>
> Clinton went to war in Bosnia without UN or French
>  consent. Bosnia never
>  attacked us. He was offered Osama bin Laden's head
>  on a platter three times
>  by the Sudan and did nothing. Osama has attacked us
>  on multiple occasions.
>
> In the two years since terrorists attacked us,
>  President Bush has liberated
>  two countries, crushed the Taliban, crippled
>  al-Qaida, put nuclear
>  inspectors in Lybia, Iran and North Korea without
>  firing a shot, and
>  captured a terrorist who slaughtered 300,000 of his
>  own people. We lost 600
>  soldiers, an average of 300 a year. Bush did all
>  this abroad while not
>  allowing another terrorist attack at home.
>
> The Democrats are complaining about how long the war
>  is taking, but...
>
> It took less time to take Iraq than it took Janet
>  Reno to take the Branch
>  Davidian compound. That was a 51 day operation.
>
> We have been looking for evidence of chemical
>  weapons in Iraq for less time
>  than it took Hillary Clinton to find the Rose Law
> Firm billing records.
>
> It took less time for the 3rd Infantry Division and
>  the Marines to destroy
>  the Medina Republican Guard than it took Teddy
>  Kennedy to call the police
>  after his Oldsmobile sank at Chappaquiddick.
>
> It took less time to take Iraq than it took to count
>  the votes in Florida!!!!!
>
> Our Military is Great!
>
> THESE ARE THE FACTS...MEDIA LIBERALS KNOW THEM.
>
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> I'm Jose Rojas, and I approved this e-mail.



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