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When a nation finally decides that violence against an adversary has become the only way to alter their behavior, such as stopping constant attacks on their citizens for decades regardless of interventions & opportunities for peace, etc., – politics by other means – then that violence must be delivered with maximum lethality, speed & productivity.
The more adversaries one can kill quickly, the sooner the violence stops, the fewer the total casualties & the more quickly a peaceful end-state is reached. The more productive the weapons used, the fewer that die – on BOTH sides – to achieve […]
Ike spent his presidency fighting against his own Pentagon because he didn’t want a huge conventional military to go adventuring. He knew modern war as no one else did, or likely ever will again, and saw no point in wasting lives or treasure on foolish adventurism, & told our enemies to stand down or get nuked. They stood down. He hated CIA and, after the U2 shoot down, never again spoke to them. He warned us about the Military-Industrial-Complex when he left.
To say we didn’t listen is the understatement of the post-Enlightenment Age.
Nixon likely would not have intervened […]
Is North Korea aiming to attack America? Or is this misdirection? Looking at America or American colonies (Guam) as Rocket Man’s target may be entirely wrong.
Putting aside the mistake Japan made at Pearl Harbor – a small attack they thought was the mere shooing-away of an almost militarily insignificant non-combatant trying to interfere in their years-long creation of the Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere (that resulted in the annihilation of two of their cities, the loss of millions of Japanese lives and the destruction of their country as an effective polity) – centuries have passed since the last attack […]
To those asking some version of “Does the Left WANT us attacked?” the answer often is “Yes.”
The Left hates America. They tell us this every day in every way. Why would they not want us attacked? They’re attacking us with immigrants and multiculturalism now – a nuke is faster in achieving their aim.
Contrary to what (too) many seem to think, a nuclear attack on an American city furthers Progressive goals.
Are Schumer and Pelosi publicly standing with Trump, saying, “We Americans have our policy differences, but those stop at the water’s edge; do not attack us”? No. They […]