Monthly Archives: April 2007

Regarding George Tenant Coming Out of the Closet on Iraq–Letter to Washington Post

  George Tenant is totally irrelevant to the decision to invade Iraq. What we were faced with was a monster dictator in Saddam Hussein who had already invaded Kuwait, was threatening to do the same thing to Saudi Arabia, had ignored the … Continue reading

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Regarding Congressional Iraq Exit Bill–Letter to LA Times

  In sending a specified Iraq exit date Bill to the President, the Senate is wasting valuable time and taxpayer dollars. This Nation cannot simply walk from its commitment in Iraq until critical political and combat milestones have been achieved. The … Continue reading

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Regarding the Senate Iraq Funding Bill–Letter to NY Times

  This gamesmanship in the Capitol is doing no more than wasting valuable time and taxpayer dollars. The Senate has offered a Iraq funding Bill that is unrealistic. It should never have gone to the President. There is no way that we … Continue reading

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Regarding the Iraq Wall–Letter to NY Times

  Whatever the Bush Administration thought about improvements from the "surge" is now being demonstrated by events not to be true.  What exists is a timeless war in which the enemy keeps on coming. A wall will not bring the war to … Continue reading

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Senator Reids “War is lost” Rhetoric–Letter to NY Times

  Senator Reid, as a leader, displays irresponsible character in his "This war is lost" rhetoric.  This demonstrates the desperation of the Democratic leader to his pointless and ill fated attempt to establish a timetable for withdrawal from Iraq. While … Continue reading

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Regarding Attorney General Gonzales

  My opinion is that Attorney General Gonzales is in way over his head in his present job.   The lack of oversight in the firings of the U.S. attorneys that he exhibited is very noticeable to most everyone who has been following … Continue reading

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Recall of Governor Jim Gibbons–Letter to LV Review -Journal

  Governor Gibbons is not the sharpest knife in the drawer. His energy policy for Nevada involving conversion of coal to liquids was plain dumb since this is not a coal producing state.  His clumsy handling of an embarrassing night involving a … Continue reading

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Regarding Article on Missteps in Iraq–Letter to LV Review-Journal

  There is nothing shocking or new in this article except that the story about the failures of American planning and execution of the Iraq war are vividly portrayed in the article which is an interesting description in hind sight about … Continue reading

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John McCain’s Article about the War that is not known about–Letter to Washington Post

  John McCain’s article is a good read. Based on his recent trip to Iraq he points to encouraging signs that the new strategy is working. He also points to the fact the media tends to report the bad news, thereby … Continue reading

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Iraq War is Justified Not by Hussein Ties to AL Qaeda–Letter to Washington Post

  For how long must we endure complaints and arguments that are intended to undermine the war in Iraq.   We are at war! It is a just war, and one that must be won.   This war was not … Continue reading

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