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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...


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