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#1 Logan hopes that America will "exact revenge and let the world know that the United States will not be attacked on its own soil. That its ambassadors will not be murdered, and that the United States will not stand by and do nothing about it."
Yeah, what she said. Even if it takes a while.
Is it my imagination or do white South Africans have a certain insight when it comes to devolving situations?
Posted by SteveS 2012-10-09 00:53||
#2 A mugged (raped) liberal?
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2012-10-09 01:30||
#3 Is it my imagination or do white South Africans have a certain insight when it comes to devolving situations?
Posted by SteveS
Wahahaha doc, you've been reading too much Ilana Mercer.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-10-09 05:15||
#4 Why does Lara Logan have such a clear understanding of the situation in Afghanistan but our leaders not?
Sun Tzu said: "In war, then, let your great object be victory, not lengthy campaigns."
We have not paid much attention to this maxim in the last two wars. If we are interested in nation building and that is questionable, it should come after annihilation (breaking the will) of the enemy.
Perhaps Sun Tzu should have spoken to the notion of Perfumed Generals and Political Correctness but then maybe he did in so many other words.
Posted by JohnQC 2012-10-09 10:40||
#5 When I said last two wars, I was speaking of Afghanistan and Vietnam.
Posted by JohnQC 2012-10-09 10:42||
#6 Wahahaha doc, you've been reading too much Ilana Mercer.
Wrong member of the Army of Steve. Never heard mention of Mercer before, just my impression from a couple of people I've known, and maybe the odd Rantburger. Perhaps not insight, but simply the experience of watching it all come down around them.
Posted by SteveS 2012-10-09 13:03||
#7 Mercer is the South African born author of "Into The Cannibal's Pot". She makes some vary stark comparisons of her native land and what we are seeing take place in America today. Apologies for the name mix up.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-10-09 13:11||
#8 Hey, I've been called worse! A happy accident really, since I've never come across Mercer before. Look forward to reading her book. Should be a nice antidote to all that optimistic Tom Barnett Core/Gap stuff.
Posted by SteveS 2012-10-09 13:53||
#9 "In the "good old days," reporters did not advocate, crusade or call for revenge. In these "new" days in a post-9/11 world, perhaps we need more reporters who are willing to break the rules."
We've had reporters crusading for leftist causes and whitewashing Islamist atrocities for years. What we've lacked are reporters willing to tell the truth about the failure of leftist solutions and Islamist atrocities.
Posted by lord garth 2012-10-09 20:19||