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Reader comment on item: Don't deal with terrorists

Submitted by Jane O (United States), Jan 25, 2006 at 15:09

Daniel,

A TV news commentator just asked, "Will Hamas go from law breakers to law makers?" as if that was a legitimate question.

Didn't Saddam receive 100% of the votes at his last election? Did that make him act responsibly toward his citizens or the world in general? Haven't numerous brutal dictators begun their reigns through some kind of election or had successive elections only for show?

Terrorists don't see themselves as criminals–they see themselves as being political freedom fighters–even as they destroy those who disagree with their views.

I read many of the comments on yesterday's article and I must say your
readers cover the full spectrum of understanding and political affiliation.

Thomas Sowell's book Basic Economics, A Citizen's Guide to the Economy answers so many questions and dispels so many accepted myths about the natural laws of economics–in any society–that I wish every voter and politician would make the effort to read it.

We must educate ourselves. There is so much hate-America propaganda readily available and often disguised as "history" that blaming President Bush and American businesses has become easier than learning the truth or cause of any issue.

May God bless your efforts. Facts and logic are so refreshing.
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