To bad it's mostly bullshit. Here's just one easy knockdown...
How nice that you can give only your favorite actor credit for things
done by many. But just to focus on the issue of "appeasement" and how
it applies to Reagan......
When the US barracks in Beirut were blown up by terrorists killing
hundreds of American troops Reagan didn't go in and blow up half the
country. Instead he pulled the US out of the area, what this idiot
author would call appeasement. This author, and you, seem to have
this huge blind spot where you can't see American aggression and
taunts, you can only see the reaction to it.
There are few things that are simple and clear cut, the "Muslim" issue
is one of them. But anyone who buys into the lie that they "hate our
freedom" is a fool. They don't give a rat's ass about our freedom,
they just want US to give them the same courtesy we demand, which is
to stay our of THEIR(our) internal affairs.
One other thing I suspect you have bought, hook line and sinker, is
the LIE that IRAQ attacked the US on 9/11. They did not. Saudi
Arabia, our alleged friend, did... not directly, but the Saudis
allowed these kinds of radicals to live and operate for years with
their tacit approval.
Another lie you most likely believe, is that we needed the Patriot Act
to respond. Since investigations since 9/11 have shown that we KNEW
EVERYTHING we needed to stop the attack, it is clear that the ONLY
thing we needed was to have some FOCUS on these kinds of terrorists,
we didn't need any new laws, just competent people using the then
existing laws. You can blame Bush for his decision to ignore the
warnings given by the outgoing Clinton Administration people till
after it was too late.
How can YOU give only the Clintons and Gores credit for what went
before they ever arrived on the scene? You have bought into the
propaganda of the opposition, yet condemn it in anyone who holds an
Without solid proof, you have accepted what the supporters of the
Clinton Administration would have the public believe. The same
administration which took us into Bosnia and yet condemned Bush for
going into Iraq.
I suspect you were not personally a witness to anything which
transpired in the seats of power during the decision making of either
party, but have accepted second or third hand what has been said. You
have likely accepted anything printed or aired which supports the
Clintonite position, even while rejecting anything which would support
or favor Bush. You condemn the same thing in others that you do.
Reagan may not be all that his image would suggest. However, it is a
fact that the world in general held a higher level of respect for the
US during his administration than for some time before or since. Not
because he was a great politician, but because he was decisive, and
when he made a decision, he followed through with it to whatever
extent he could while upholding the very ideals which made this a
great nation for generations.
He exemplified those attributes for which this country was respected
for generations; until the post WWII period, and from that time it has
steadily, and with increasing speed, declined in the eyes of the
world. Those attributes which have seriously faded in the eyes of the
world. Among those, the idea of believing in something and sticking to
it. He presented an image of strength of conviction for the entire
country on the world stage... something we have lacked.
The world has set back and watched the erosion of that which made this
nation great. Watched as what was once a rule by the majority, become
one where those same ideals established by the Founding Fathers became
illegal over the objections of the majority. Watched as the "great
melting pot" of the "great experiment" began to fail. Where once
people came here to become assimilated as Americans, they now arrive
and remain what they were, only in a new place, and the majority are
expected, even mandated to accept this change. Where once we were
diverse coming together, we are now factions fighting each other.
And it's BOTH Democrats and Republicans who are responsible equally.
One thing everyone, including you, must admit about Reagan. While all
politicians are essentially actors.... Reagan was the only
professional actor, good or bad, in the presidency. The rest are
amateurs. : )
As for the Muslims; they do have a goal of the world being 100%
devoted to Islam. That is fact. The difference is in the means of
achievement. The majority of Muslims abhor the terrorist's means.
World domination by religion goes far back in history. Consider the
intent and impact of the Catholic Church upon the civilizations of the
New World. Convert or die... or in many cases, convert AND die. It has
more to do with power than belief. This does NOT mean all Catholics
wanted to kill non-Catholics. The extremist view exists everywhere; in
religion, in politics, etc. Meanwhile, the masses, who believe in
their way as the only way, are more concerned with their own survival;
of the crops not failing and their family starving. So it has always
So, how nice that you can only give credit to the Clintons, et al, for
things that were actually done by many, and condemn another who
happens to hold the opposite viewpoint. There is the American way in
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I didn't give Clinton credit for ANYTHING except that his
administration, as they left, told the incoming bush administration
that they should focus immediately on the issue of Islamic terrorism.
I would also note that the US has been held in generally high esteem
under EVERY president in modern times except for one, and that one is
the current president, who has turned the US into the land of
hypocrites and liars who are scorned and laughed at by the rest of the
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