69 million page views

What??

Reader comment on item: Saddam's Damn Dam [i.e., The Mosul Dam]
in response to reader comment: Pottery Barn rule

Submitted by donvan (United States), Nov 16, 2007 at 09:07

By what convoluted logic do we come to the conclusion that if we win a war, the defeated country is a welfare client ?.. These folks attacked the United States, killed our people, cost us in lives and treasure, disrupted our settled lives, and cost us greatly. We need to defeat them, destroy their ability to wage war against the United States,or any one else, and if that means we must ,as we did in Japan, destroy the mythology that animates, motivates,and distorts these 'Muslims' personalities, then let us be about doing it.

War is not social work. It is destruction and disintegration. Our enemies know and understand, and have it seared into their belief system itself. What difference does it make if we call it 'shintoism' or 'Islam', How often to you hear of a homicide /suicide attack by a "Shintoist"? Wake up...

Submitting....

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

Comment on this item

Mark my comment as a response to What?? by donvan

Email me if someone replies to my comment

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

See recent outstanding comments.

Follow Daniel Pipes

Facebook   Twitter   RSS   Join Mailing List
eXTReMe Tracker

All materials by Daniel Pipes on this site: © 1968-2020 Daniel Pipes. daniel.pipes@gmail.com and @DanielPipes

Support Daniel Pipes' work with a tax-deductible donation to the Middle East Forum.Daniel J. Pipes

(The MEF is a publicly supported, nonprofit organization under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Contributions are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Tax-ID 23-774-9796, approved Apr. 27, 1998.

For more information, view our IRS letter of determination.)