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Chicken Little

Reader comment on item: Decision Time on Iran

Submitted by K.H. Ahmed (United States), Nov 1, 2006 at 09:02

Who let chicken little out of the coup. The bloody sky is falling, the sky is falling. Suddenly we are all to be scared to death of some crazy religious fanatic. Alright G.W. Bush does scare me. As a conservative I find his foreign policy from God and federal spending from LBJ to be frightening but not to the point where I think we need to nuke him. Oh wait, we're talking about Iran.

I have stated before and will do so again. We are suppose to be talking about diplomacy, not some fruit cakes idea of the end times. The real question is whether Iran can be dealt with and dealt with in a fashion that does not include a military strike. I have read numerous comments that this will be the only choice that is left. Mr. Pipes seems to feel confident that in the end this will be our only option. As they say on the street, NOT!

The United States must start talking to its enemies. This you don't play fair, we're taking our ball and going home foreign policy has got to stop. For centuries the world has survived through the means of diplomacy and that means talking to your enemies before you go to war. Is it perfect?, no it is not. Does it work? Yes, it does. This President and many conservatives have slipped into this shoot first ask questions later. This is not High Noon gentlemen. Can we get back to our conservative roots. Can we return to protecting Americas shores, limiting our foreign entanglements, operating in a fashion that is constrained, thoughtful and that puts our own country first.

Would someone please put chicken little back in the coop.


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