Monthly Archives: January 2007

Regarding Senate Proposals on Iraq–Letter to Washington Post

  Why waste time debating a no win set of policy position statements in the Senate–Democrat or GOP.   President Bush has decided to turn up the heat on the war in Iraq, and the Iranians.  He is the Commander … Continue reading

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Regarding U.S. Posture Toward Iran–Letter to NY Times

  Iran is just begging for the U.S. to paste it. We should have leveled Iran during the Carter days,but under him this Nation had become a punching bag for everyone, especially Iran.   But things are different know. We … Continue reading

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Regarding the Iranian Threat–Letter to LA Times

  The Iranians, who have been supplying significant logistical, technological and hands on training support to the insurgents and al Qaeda from both Iran and within Iraq should be skating on thin ice with the United States. I support the … Continue reading

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Regarding Senate Panel Vote on Iraq War–Letter to NY Times

  There are times in history when leaders must lead in the face of strong popular countervailing attitudes. This time is one of those in which the President must be strong in the face of criticism from all sides.   … Continue reading

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Regarding LA Times Article Playing Down Iranian Involement in Iraq War–Letter to LA Times

  To attempt to play down Iranian involvement in the Iraq war is not responsible.    Iran has been furnishing weapons technology advice and support for improvised explosive devices, and providing staging areas and routes for insurgents for most of the war. … Continue reading

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U.S. Troops to take Main Brunt of New Iraq Fighting–Letter to Washington Post

  Military success in Iraq will require the use of mainly U.S. troops added by the recent "surge". Iraqi forces are not reliable enough to secure Baghdad. So, the success in Baghdad will expose principally U.S. troops to harm’s way. … Continue reading

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Polls Do Not Run the Country–Letter to Washington Post

  Polls do not lead the country–thank God! The Commander in Chief of the nation is the President, and the polls do not decide how wars are fought.   Basically, many Americans would much rather be sipping coffee at Starbucks, that … Continue reading

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