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Senators hear White House pitch for military action vs. Syria

Arizona's Republican senators had only one question as Obama administration officials asked for congressional approval Tuesday for a military strike against Syria: What took so long?... Read more»

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Sep 5, 2013, 8:43 am
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I find it quite ironic that the iconic hero of the tree-hugging, hippie, ultra-left-hardcore movement is hellbent on initiating yet another war.

Ross Perot had it right when he was campaigning for president in 1992 (an election he SHOULD have won, and we would be so much better of today if he had). He said that, before he initiated any military action, he would ask himself two questions:

-Would I fight and die for this cause?
-Would I send my son or daughter to fight and die for this cause?

Concerning getting involved in Syria, is there anyone that would answer yes to either of those questions?

It wouldn’t be so bad if we lived in an era where we were all grateful to the military and didn’t try to tell them how to do their job. But, unfortunately for all of us, our country is far too full of sensitive cry-baby types who think they know how to fight a war better than our trained armed forces, and also far too full of stupid elected officials who listen to the crybabies.

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Arizona Sens. John McCain, left, and Jeff Flake confer before Tuesday’s hearing by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee at which administration officials urged congressional approval for action against Syria.

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