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Fighting the Last War

deprogramming services Wrote: Apr 12, 2012 11:04 AM
It's tempting to vote Libertarian this time. I've been voting since 1972, and in almost every election I was given a choice between a moderate liberal and an extreme liberal. So I chose the lesser of two evils. And look where that got us. But in this case the evil of Obama is so extreme that I'll probably end up voting for the lesser of the two offered evils once again. And work hard to get patriots nominated and elected into the House and Senate, so that they can Mittigate (sorry) the damage done by Romney.
In a fast-changing world, a common mistake is to keep fighting the last war.

For example, why would Republicans support sending more troops to Afghanistan, when that war was long over, or helping topple Moammar Gadhafi, who had become an ally in the war on terrorism? Some Republicans seem to support all military deployments just out of habit.

For years after the 9/11 terrorist attack on America, Democrats hysterically bemoaned any military action, especially in Iraq. They claimed to have many precious objections, but the truth was, they thought we deserved the attack -- or at best, both sides were at...