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Submitted by Reason (United States), Dec 22, 2005 at 11:38

President Lincoln was disgusted with General George McClellan because he would not fight. When he found Grant and Sherman he knew the end of the Civil War was near. Unfortunately our generals and president do not fight. They have their hands in both pots, oil from the Middle East and Power in America.

Our leaders are disgustingly naive. The only way to kill Bin Laden, like John Kerry insisted, was to be focused with deadly earnest. This means either the Mountain People who seem to be keeping him, turn him over within 24 hours or there will be severe consequences for all who live there. The consequences? Total annhilation of the region, i.e. drop one nuclear bomb.

Still that does not guarantee Bin Laden is dead, but will show that, like Lincoln our resolve will put an end to Al Qaeda.

Terrorism has always been a political reality. It will never go away. It is too simplistic to believe that a "War on Terror" can be "Won." The best we can do is kill Bin Laden and wipe out Al Qaeda at this point and for our country to remain vigilant.
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