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2006-11-19 Home Front: WoT
Bomb Iran - OpEd in LA Times
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Posted by Frank G 2006-11-19 12:35|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6478 views since 2007-05-07]  Top

#1 I agree with Muravchik's historical parallels. The current threat goes beyond anything civilization has faced in the past 4000 years. But I don't believe the political will is there anymore.

There are no Aznar and Blair to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with GWB. There is no Rumsfeld, pushed under the defeatist bus. There is no majority in Congress that understands the Islamofascist threat and that consequently would want to destroy its source.

There is no will to kill the enemy in large numbers and endorse the moral rightfulness of self-defense -- which includes doing such things as firebombing Dresden and nuking Hiroshima.

After 9/11 we've had Afghanistan 2001, Iraq 2003, and Lebanon 2006. It's as if by 1944 instead of landing in France we had watched the UK fight a limited war over V2 launch areas in continental Europe, overwhelming the enemy only to quickly stop fighting and then leave the entire area in the hands of the Germans -- proudly chanting Hitler's name and accumulating more V2s, developing V3s, and announcing that they will soon destroy Great Britain then do the same to the US.
Posted by Kalle (kafir forever) 2006-11-19 14:41||   2006-11-19 14:41|| Front Page Top

#2 I should've noted that it was significant that it was published in the LAT....

looks like the Donks are laying groundwork for rationalizing their support for a W attack on Iran (before they criticize him for the way it was done, of course. It's a quagmire before it actually happens..)
Posted by Frank G">Frank G  2006-11-19 14:47||   2006-11-19 14:47|| Front Page Top

#3 My new motto: "NUKE 'EM DEAD!"
Posted by Scooter McGruder 2006-11-19 15:36||   2006-11-19 15:36|| Front Page Top

#4 Leaving open the option for a Dem prez in 2009.
Posted by ed 2006-11-19 15:40||   2006-11-19 15:40|| Front Page Top

#5 While in and of itself a significant issue, Iran is just the iceberg's tip. This same model applies to the entire MME (Muslim Middle East) and will need to be dealt with in a similar, if not far more drastic, manner.
Posted by Zenster">Zenster  2006-11-19 19:05||   2006-11-19 19:05|| Front Page Top

#6 Translation: Zenster advocates genocide on a world-record scale.
Posted by Darrell 2006-11-19 19:11||   2006-11-19 19:11|| Front Page Top

#7 I'll-tell-my-mom Darrel... I see... replaced the untenable ethnic cleansing card with a genocide card.

The fact is, Darrell, you don't know what Zenster advocates. He may want to put panties on heads of may gazillion islamists, and torture them thus to no end. I am sure that would instill a paralysing terror in their hearts.

The keyword, Darell, here is--whatever may work. If we can somehow succesfully commit islamocide (kill of the ideology), then there would be no need to dirsturb hair on the islamist head (unless that is the part of islamocide's procedure) let alone resort to genocide.

But, if we are not willing to consider all the options, including wholesale killing, then we may as well be instrumental in the genocide from the opposite direction, because if we lose, that is one thing that is guaranteed.

Posted by twobyfour 2006-11-19 21:29||   2006-11-19 21:29|| Front Page Top

#8 may = many
Posted by twobyfour 2006-11-19 21:30||   2006-11-19 21:30|| Front Page Top

#9 The LA Times new editorial policy? The new Editor making changes in the long standing "hate the US first the US of A is always wrong" policy? What is up with this? Never in 100 years would the LA Times have printed this in the past, look for the rebuttals over the next few days. I quit reading the LA Times because it had become the voice of treason and moonbatery so I will not be aware of any rebuttals.
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