How can we not be violently angry with the Islamist terrorists who attacked France last week? I certainly am.
I’m not ready to go to war. I’m not sure what it would accomplish. What do we want to win exactly?
Terrorism is not new. In 1954 Puerto Rican nationalists burst into Congress and…
“shouted for the freedom of their homeland as they fired murderously although at random from a spectators’ gallery just above the House floor. … House members at first thought the sounds were those of firecrackers. But as their colleagues fell or took cover as they heard the slugs hit around them, all realized what was happening.” – NYTimes
If being hardasses and playing rough keeps you safe, why was it a Russian plane that fell to some bomber’s evil work? Is Putin not macho enough?
The world is full of soft targets. We can’t protect everything. We should change close to nothing.
It is foolish to think we can simultaneously sacrifice our principles and gain as a nation.