Friday, August 19, 2005


The latest article from Bill O'Reilly with my translations:
Thirty-five years ago this summer, the USA was exploding in protest over the Vietnam War. And today, the radical left wants to revisit those awful days by replicating the anti-war movement over the Iraq conflict. The question is - will they succeed?
35 years ago Americans all over were protesting a war they felt was wrong. Americans are again beginning to use their freedom of speech. Isn't that awful?

As you know, the radicals have latched on to Cindy Sheehan, who lost her son Casey in Iraq. Mrs. Sheehan strikes me as a decent woman who has no clue with whom she is currently swimming.
Even though I say that I'm looking out for the common man, this common woman is good, just stupid.

Sensing a chance to humiliate President Bush, the Michael Moore crowd has rallied around Mrs. Sheehan, who has become the anti-Iraq war poster person. But it's sad to watch this woman being used by organizations that not only oppose the Iraq war, but believe the USA is a fundamentally flawed nation. Cindy Sheehan's byline now leads the Michael Moore website. Is she really that bitter?
Every article in which I mention Michael Moore gets 100's more hits than if I do not. I'm going to paint anyone that has anything negative to say as anti-patriotic. If you have something bad to say, you hate the U.S.

It is one thing to object to a war; it is quite another to throw in with people who are consistently hateful towards traditional America. Cindy Sheehan now calls President Bush a murderer, and the USA an "imperialistic" country. But the woman has paid a price for her political leanings. Her husband filed for divorce last week, and some reports cited his wife's radicalism as one of the reasons.
Not just anti-patriotic, you're hateful, too. I'll pull random musings off of any website to back myself up. (Ms. Sheehan has been quoted as saying her husband supports her. Her marital problems go back much further than two weeks.) I'm hateful. This bitch got what she deserves. See what happens when you don't fall in line? Maybe if Cindy was a bit more patriotic and didn't question the president, her mother wouldn't have had a stroke. Some reports cite Cindy's radicalism as a reason for her mom's stroke.

I don't believe Cindy and her radical left pals will succeed in dividing the country this time around. It is true that most Americans now believe the Bush administration is fumbling the war, and that may well be true. Certainly, the continued violence in Iraq is troubling, and it is an open question as to whether the Iraqi people themselves will fight hard enough to win freedom, and that is the crux of this matter.
Anti-patriotic, hateful, AND you want to split the country.

The communists prevailed in Vietnam because they had a stronger will to win than the U.S.-supported South Vietnamese. At great sacrifice, America gave the South a chance to be free. They did not step up. The result was decades of totalitarianism that continues to this day, and millions of South Vietnamese and Cambodians murdered by the communists. Funny how the radicals never mention that, or the decades of atrocities committed by Saddam Hussein.
The U.S. was not wrong in Vietnam. It's the Vietnamese's fault that the war was lost. Even our bombings on Christmas day couldn't help.

President Bush has made two major mistakes in Iraq. The first is keeping Donald Rumsfeld as Secretary of Defense. Rumsfeld, understandably, is simply exhausted. He needs to be replaced by a battle-hardened commander who will bring a fresh perspective to the conflict.

Second, Mr. Bush must define the danger he sees if the USA "cuts and runs." The WMD controversy and poor post-Saddam planning doesn't matter now. Terrorists want to kill us, and a victory in Iraq will embolden them and deliver huge momentum to their jihad. Why isn't the President on TV everyday saying this? If America cuts and runs in Iraq, the place will devolve into another terror state where Al Qaeda will have free reign.

I'll ignore the facts. More terrorists are now in Iraq than before the war. Every day our president keeps troops there, Osama Bin Laden has a huge recruitment situation. Also, anyone against the war must want troops all out of there now. Everything is black or white.

No one in their right mind would want Michael Moore or George Soros or Cindy Sheehan calling shots in the war on terror. If Mrs. Sheehan had any perspective at all, she would also protest outside the homes of Bill and Hillary Clinton, John Kerry and Tony Blair, all people who understand that cutting and running will lead to disaster for the USA. But in my opinion Mrs. Sheehan isn't interested in the big picture, she just wants to embarrass Mr. Bush.
Black. or. White.

The question is, will Americans buy what Cindy Sheehan is selling, or, instead, focus on what is really going on here? Unlike Vietnam, we are now fighting a war against people who want to come to our country and destroy it. These people are the driving force behind the "insurrection" in Iraq. They have chosen this battlefield because America made a mistake by underestimating the difficulty of imposing democracy in a culture that does not revere it.
If we "lose" this war, it's not our fault again. It's the Iraqis. They didn't work hard enough.

Once again, that mistake is history. What President Bush must do now is clarify the stakes in Iraq and rally Americans to support the global war on terror. If Mr. Bush does not do that, America will be in big trouble.
You're with us or you're against us.


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