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Where will we draw line on terrorism?

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I am bewildered by the lack of comprehension of quite a few people in this country.

I have read about the wars and terrorists attacks in Afghanistan, Algeria, Australia, Bosnia, Chechnya, China, Egypt, France, Georgia, Greece, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Lebanon, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States, and a bunch of other smaller countries.

There are those who want us to draw a line to protect us from any more wars and anything more like 9-11.

President Bush wants to draw that line in Iraq. There seems to be a large number of people who want us to draw it on our Atlantic and Pacific shorelines.

U.S. Sens. Ted Kennedy and John Kerry want to draw it at the Massachusetts state line.

Sens. Barbara Boxer and Nancy Pelosi want to draw it at the California state line. Sens. Barack Obama and Dick Durbin choose the Illinois state line. Sen. Harry Reid likes the Nevada line.

There seems to be some local people who don't even want us to draw a line. At the appropriate time, then, they can don a burnoose and bow to the East or West or wherever.

Where would you, the reader, draw the line?

I'm with President Bush and his line: We must stand our ground or we won't have much ground left to stand on!

If it weren't for our military and President Roosevelt, we would be speaking German.

If it weren't for our military and President Truman, we would be speaking Japanese.

If it weren't for our military and President Reagan, we would be speaking Russian.

I don't want to speak Arabic.

God bless our military and President Bush!

Richard J. Moser, Waynesboro

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patriciathomas
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patriciathomas 01/22/07 - 07:50 am
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Mr. Moser, you're a very mean

Mr. Moser, you're a very mean guy. Using history to prove your point is just plain mean. To be politically correct [nice] you need to use some fantasy thought up by a flaky New York Times reporter and claim it's the gosple and yell that we don't need to protect ourselves and that Mr.Bush is a crazy, incompetent *#%@! Your letter is clear and easy to understand and makes a point that all adults in our country should support. However, many will feel you're just plain mean.

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ThurstonHowell 01/22/07 - 08:32 am
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Patricia, Mr. Moser may be

Patricia, Mr. Moser may be deriving a worst case scenario but history will always be a good way to prove a point. Also, proofread your comments before you post them. You make no point other than to say RJM is mean. Now, go get ready for school or you'll miss the bus, whoops, too late.

jack
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jack 01/22/07 - 11:16 am
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Mr Howell, Ms Thomas made her

Mr Howell, Ms Thomas made her point quite well. She obvioulsy is a conservative that had rather fight terrorists on their turf vice continue to conduct liberal PC war in Iraq and Afghanistan that assures failure.

SnidleyWhiplash
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SnidleyWhiplash 01/22/07 - 01:39 pm
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What?? Now that the

What?? Now that the conservatives are realizing that the war in Iraq is a failure, it's suddenly a "liberal PC" war? Give me a break.

intheknow
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intheknow 01/22/07 - 01:53 pm
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Reality check. Its amazing

Reality check. Its amazing how so called Conservaties love to think that their heroes are the ones to single handedly win wars. The troops knows no party lines. So save your holier than thou attitudes for your bedmates.

patriciathomas
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patriciathomas 01/22/07 - 07:39 pm
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With only 1200 characters to

With only 1200 characters to work with it's sometimes difficult to be as clear as I'd like to be , but I'll still make the attempt. Mr. know, presidents Truman and Roosevelt were not conservative, but they did love their country and behaved in a responsible manner when the situation demanded. They deserve recognition for their heroism. Mr. Humongus, a liberal PC war is where everyone runs away and hides, that's the alternative offered by Americas opponents.Iraq will only be a failure if enough people wish it to be.Mr. Howell, did you read Mr. Moser's letter or my saterical commentary? If so, your responce was confusing , at best.

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