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Submitted by Joe Six-Pack (United States), Jul 21, 2011 at 11:13

"The more we butt heads with Iran, the nastier it gets."

What else is new? This applies to just about everything, even my wife. The fact is, we didn't start the "butting of heads". In 1979, the U.S. embassy was attacked. This is an act of war as embassies are considered the sovereign territory of the nation that occupies it. And the acts of war by Iran did not stop there.

So we need to make a deal with these guys and help them? B.S. If they want to be left alone, the U.S. is REALLY good at that. (How about Vietnam? Just to name one.) The problem is that Iran does not want to be left alone. What Iran exports is violence. The government of Iran acts as if it is at war against us. OK, we have had that problem before. Keep on "butting heads" with us. Other countries have done so in the past and did not do so well. How well Iran does remains to be seen. We can and will become much nastier than Iran can handle if Iran pushes it too far as they look to be doing. All we are doing is waiting for Iran to become so 'nasty' that we have to 'give it to 'em back'. (An English phrase from the battle of Britian)

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