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Lion at the gate

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Submitted by marion d s dreyfus (United States), Dec 20, 2005 at 13:54

The recent reversals in the staunch President's positioning against ever-present islamist peril is shocking but -- as Daniel Pipes says -- not unexpected. I have to actively stop myself from wishing for a major incident to renew the urgency against this cunning and unsleeping sword at our very carotids. It probably would not move the needle significantly forward in this long-range confrontation to death.

I despair of sense regaining the ascendancy, with posturing. poppycock-spouting preeners for Democratic leaders, who in their hearts [must] know better, but who curry [insane] favor by behaving sanctimonious in the face of this yowling threat. Curtailing the President's freedoms to act on our behalf is the equivalent of playing shuffleboard on the deck of the Titanic.

What fools. Alas for those of us under their reluctant dominion.
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