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Infantile Conservatism

Just_aJoe Wrote: Feb 26, 2013 7:09 PM
Maintaining our own defenses doesn't take the largest defense budget in the world. We don't need to maintain bases around the world. How about if we simply go back to the Jeffersonian approach to the world. MIND OUR OWN BUSINESS!
True Conservative! Wrote: Feb 26, 2013 10:58 PM
Wasn't it Jefferson that went after the Barbary pirates? Why so it was! Now do you have a point?
Regularly now, The Washington Post, as always concerned with fairness and balance, runs a blog called "Right Turn: Jennifer Rubin's Take From a Conservative Perspective."

The blog tells us what the Post regards as conservatism.

On Monday, Rubin declared that America's "greatest national security threat is Iran." Do conservatives really believe this?

How is America, with thousands of strategic and tactical nuclear weapons, scores of warships in the Med, Persian Gulf, Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean, bombers and nuclear subs and land-based missiles able to strike and incinerate Iran within half an hour, threatened by Iran?

Iran has no missile that...