We should not 'turn the page'


September 09, 2010 at 2:50 pm  | Mobile Reader | Pring this storyPrint 

President Barack Obama has “turned the page” on trying to restore the mid-east into a democratic society where muslims, christians and all else can live in peace. Is that the way the world is going where we are always at risk from foreign attacks?

How can you turn the page on the 9/11 episode in which two towers on our side of the world were destroyed by force from the other side?

There should be no turning of the page on threats from other areas of the world to crush ours. It does not follow our policies of the past.

In World Wars I and II, we may have waited too late to defend ourselves. But we got in soon enough to eventually win over an enemy that had no regard for our future.

Now we have another enemy that cares not whether we retain our freedom to live and believe as we desire. And we are “turning the page” on that enemy which would like nothing more than to level our shores?

Let’s get straight, Mr. President. We want to live in peace with other areas of the world but not at the price of letting them dictate how we live.

This is a free world, just as we are a free country. We want to live in freedom without attacks from other countries and want to protect the rights of other countries to do the same.

But we, the most powerful country in the world, have to help protect those rights without “turning the page.”




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