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Submitted by Lewis Loflin (United States), Nov 8, 2006 at 03:00

"The stress on America's record in rebuilding Japan and Germany is a good start. Now we must show that we are not going to abandon Iraq, and rebuild it as we promised to do in the first place. If Iraq can follow in the footsteps of Japan and Germany, the sacrifice would've been well worth it for the generations of Americans to come."

There's a big problem with this. In WW 2 the US destroyed Nazi Germany and Japan, totally. We leveled cities, destroyed all war making capibility, etc. We didn't put trade or foreign investment ahead of victory. We defined the enemy in no uncertain terms, and made no compromise. We certainly didn't play political correctness or have to deal with a leftist "fifth column" operating in our own country. We didn't allow Nazis to build schools and mosques to train more Hitler youth, and didn't allow them to lobby in Washington.

The absurd comment on Israel is one example of denying reality. Does anyone really believe that Muslim countries would embrace the west if Israel was gone?

So the question is, are we really going to conduct a real war? That means destroying these terrorist states including their citities, infrastructure, and yes disregard civilian casualties if they use them as human sheilds such the recent mosque incident in Gaza? Or killing the civilian populations that harbor and support these terrorist such as in Southern Lebanon?

I don't want these people integrated into the west. I don't want the west to conform to them in any manner if it's a violation of western traditions or laws. I don't want their medieval culture, brutal treatment of women, their social values, money or oil. I also don't want to kill a billion Muslims either.

Israel has the right idea; total separation. Build a wall between to west and Muslim countries. Cut off all immigration unless they renounce Islam and convert to another faith. Allow an open door policy for all non-Muslims (Christians, Jews, Zoroastrians, Bahai, etc.) to immigrate to the west. Cut most diplomatic and trade ties, end student exchanges, etc. Protect Israel and the large Christian community in Lebanon, destroy any capibility for any Muslim nation to project power outside their established countries. They are on their own. If they starve, I suggest they work on growing food and population control instead of jihad all week. If they want nothing to do with the west, fine, I respect that. But I will not accomodate a violent tribal culture in my own country.

As for Muslims already here, shut down all Wahhabi and other institutions with ties to any Muslim countries or are financed by them. Anyone found operating in behalf of terrorist organizations, charities, etc. are to be tried and if found guilty, deported after they serve their sentence. If they can put the US Constitution ahead of the Koran, they are welcome. Otherwise, get out. Those here illegally should be deported anyway.

We can continue to play this stupid game until one of them gets a nuke and uses it. Then what? How many millions will die? I don't want to see a billion dead Muslims, but that could well be the result. I don't to hear about "moderate" Islam, I want to see it.

What will it be next? The Pope, Zionism, cartoons, or Walt Disney? Enough is enough. As for Iraq, let them butcher each other and get the US out.

End Muslim immigration: http://www.sullivan-county.com/id2/index0.htm

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