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Needed: A New Foreign Policy

bchatham Wrote: Oct 11, 2012 10:02 AM
I believe most Americans would enthusiastically endorse a new official foreign policy stance. We all seem to say the same thing in casual conversations but have been waiting to see if the existing US approach might work. Obviously, it’s not working! After decades of watching and waiting for the next unworkable proclamation to solve everybody else’s perceived problems, it seems nothing works. We can’t successfully force anybody to follow our model. Without massive infusion of our cash and American lives, the Middle East would have kicked out our meddling butts long ago. So what! Everyone I know says, “So what” — but we still let our meddlesome, grandiose politico’s dictate a Nanny approach to solving problems that are not ours.
Petya Wrote: Oct 11, 2012 1:30 PM
One thing to get new foreign policy is to grab ole farts like Cal Thomas, and Hugh Hewitt, and Cheney, and Rummy, and the rest of neocon cabal and drop them over Afganistan.

We would save many young kids - who haven't lived yet, haven't started families, and haven't become productive members of the society.

The washed up neocons - on the other hand - enjoyed good lives, ate well, and now collecting cushy pensions and benefits. DROP THEM OVER Afganistan!

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-- and his embrace of Ronald Reagan's "peace through strength" philosophy.

A strong and respected America is less likely to be attacked.

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