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Israel is America's Shield

hlloyd Wrote: Sep 22, 2012 12:31 PM
Israel has the most to lose, so have the strongest motivation to act. There really isn't any pressure that can be brought to bear that outweighs being nuked by Iran. No nation has friends, please don't let simplistic thinking lead you to that delusion. It's also important to remember that the Muslim world is as diverse as the supposedly Christian world. Fanaticism in either faith is ugly and counterproductive. Also counterproductive is the gratuitous use of pejorative terms in an argument. If your ideas aren't prevailing, maybe your ideas could stand some adjustment.
Jay Wye Wrote: Sep 22, 2012 8:19 PM
Britain and Australia are true friends of the US. They stood by us and contributed troops and supplies in both Iraq and Afghanistan.They support us in the UN.
LouLouise Wrote: Sep 22, 2012 1:08 PM
Christians do not bomb and behead. Muslims do.
Please do not equate Muslims to Christians. There is no moral equivalency.
Allan60 Wrote: Sep 22, 2012 1:25 PM
I don't know that I'd say that the USA is exactly run by Christians, though many of our "leaders" pretend to be. One thing is for sure, the USA does more than its share of bombing. Just because they use predator drones instead of suicide vests doesn't mean that the people who's wedding gets blown up in Pakistan don't care.
hlloyd Wrote: Sep 22, 2012 3:14 PM
When Christianity was 1400 years old, it was just as barbaric.

Learn some history.
Editor's Note: This column was coauthored by Bob Morrison.

We are used to hearing that America defends Israel. President Obama assures Israel that he has their back. That may be convincing talk in the `hood, but it rings hollow from this invertebrate administration to talk about anyone's back. Actually, we may have all that backward. It may well be that Israel that is defending us. Israel may yet prove America's Shield.

All the usual chin-pullers and deep thinkers are warning of the parade of horribles that will descend on the world if Israel strikes Iran to prevent...