Monthly Archives: August 2006

Defining the Enemy–Letter to Senator Ensign of Nevada

Dear Senator Ensign, I want you to know that I support you and voted for you in the primaries, as I will in November.I think you are doing an outstanding job for this State and our nation, and I agree … Continue reading

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Israeli Conflict–Letter from Senator John Ensign

August 29, 2006 Mr.  Bob Jack3916 Marsh Sparrow LaneNorth Las Vegas, Nevada  89084 Dear Mr. Jack: Thank you for contacting me regarding the conflict in the Middle East.  I appreciate your taking the time to share your thoughts with me, … Continue reading

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Regarding Defining the Enemy as Radical Islamic Jihadism–Letter to NY Times

  While I agree with Secretary Rumsfeld that appeasement of the radical Islamists is wrong, I am afraid that the neoconservative right has coined the word "fascism" to describe the nature of the enemy in this global war that threatens our society–which … Continue reading

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Regarding Need for Independent Israeli Inquiry into the Hezbollah Conflict–Letter to Washington Post

  There should be an independent Israeli investigation into latest war in Israel.  The IDF should have overwhelmed Hezbollah in the very beginning. Olmert’s leadership should be questioned , and the government’s and top military leadership’s actions should be brought into public light.   … Continue reading

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Regarding Support for Israel and Against Aid to Lebanon–Letter to Senator John Ensign

Dear Senator Ensign, I support our backing of Israel in every respect. I was opposed to the UN cease fire that we brokered because I believe that Israel could have done more to tear down the Hezbollah military structure in … Continue reading

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Inquiry into Use by Israel of U.S. Supplied Cluster Bombs–Letter to NY Times

  In my opinion we should be fully supporting Israel in its military operations, as our staunch ally, without any strings attached to when or how they use the weapons that we provide. Any "secret agreements" should be eliminated in … Continue reading

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Regarding President Bush Change in Assessment of Iraq War–Letter to Washington Post

  Finally it may be sinking in that " War is Hell", and that the Iraq war is not going well on the ground–represented by civil strife and lack of progress in overcoming sectarian violence, and US casualties.   While we cannot … Continue reading

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