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American Civil War General Robert E. Lee said at Fredericksburg, “It is well that war is so terrible, or we should grow too fond of it.”
With our all-volunteer force, “surgical” strikes, ever-cooler toys of combat from drones to smart weapons to advanced aircraft, to battlefield videos all over YouTube as entertainment, we have made war no longer terrible for our nation – and have grown “too fond of it.”
To not have to fight war, to not want to fight war, we must again make war as terrible as it once was. Or we shall […]
The purpose of war is to alter the behavior of an opponent. The fewer lives lost in doing so the better. One not only should strive to lose as few of one’s own lives as possible, one should strive to kill as few of the enemy as necessary to achieve the goal of altering his behavior, and to ensure a post-war peace. The latter may require killing many more of the enemy than the former, which was why Eisenhower pursued his “Broad Front” strategy rather than just race to Berlin as Patton wanted. Such a “Broad Front” would […]
Today’s Western leaders will do anything, sacrifice any number of our lives in their quest for power. If they can get islam to do the dirty work of killing all the citizens who demand liberty for themselves and their posterity, or just killing their demand FOR liberty, “What difference, at this point, does it make?”
At some point terrorists will accomplish an attack of mass destruction on the West. It may be the Iranian nuclear weapons that Western leaders have enabled. It may be a dirty bomb (which Iran already has the capacity to make) in the streets of […]
Just read some excellent columns in a new online journal I highly recommend: American Greatness.
Among the columns was this one on Making America Victorious Again. The net is that our foreign policy sucks, is bipartisan, has stunk for a long time and perhaps the only way to fix it is to change the guy at the top. It’s a good argument and you should read it.
One commenter posited that a military draft – broadly enough applied, which would have to include the kids of Congressmen – could change our foreign policy and end the useless, un-won […]