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The Breathless Trumpeter

Lloyd99 Wrote: Apr 17, 2012 11:45 AM
I have ceased to worry or be the least bit concerned with the welfare of other nations, especially those Islamic nations that are bent on destroying all Christians, and will be interested only the welfare of my own country and the citizens thereof. We have spent untold billions of dollars aiding others, some of them our bitter enemies, and it has been all for nothing. They haven't changed in their attitudes or beliefs, or in their goal to destroy us, and they never will. They have fought among themselves throughout history, and they will continue to do so, and we are just wasting our time, money and young people for nothing. In spite of all the money we spent on rebuilding Europe after WWII (Truman Doctrine & Marshal Plan), we owe Tri

On Dec. 1, 2008, President-elect Barack Obama offered World AIDS Day remarks at Rick Warren's Forum on Global Health. Obama concluded, "In the Apostle Paul's letter to the Corinthians, he asked, 'If the trumpet does not sound a clear call, who will get ready for battle?' We as leaders must continue to sound that call?...?and defeat this disease."

American trumpets through two long wars, one against disease (with AIDS the latest front) and the other against totalitarianism, have almost always sounded clear calls. We'll celebrate in 2014 the centennial of the opening of the Panama Canal, its construction possible only because...