Fw: Good Read
wbwhite at MADBBS.COM
Fri Apr 30 21:51:13 MDT 2004
Thanks, Jose. Perspective is exactly what the carpers are lacking.
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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