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Will Obama Shun 'Perpetual War'?

Lucius Junius Brutus Wrote: Jan 24, 2013 1:34 PM
"Will Obama Shun 'Perpetual War'?" The same question could and should be asked of any candidate for President. While the answer as it regards Obama is clearly "No." history has established that the same would be true of any Republican candidate ordained by that party's leadership and elite, globalist neo-cons all. Is the Republican party now going to have the gall to assail Obama as Hawkish in light of the virulent rhetoric spewed by the likes of Gingrich, Santorum, et al during this past campaign season? The only Republican candidate (except Gary Johnson) who wasn't sychophantically pandering to the pseudo-patriotic "USA! USA! USA!' crowd was Ron Paul. The GOP RINO's maligned him for foreign policy notions true to the founders.
Paulus Textor Wrote: Jan 24, 2013 8:15 PM
The Republican Party either changes, or dies. The only way to change that will bring actual new ideas, is to the libertarian approach.
Midway through his inaugural address, Barack Obama proclaimed, "A decade of war is now ending." A cynical listener might respond: "And a new decade of war is about to begin." Obama sounded pacific notes Monday. But it will be a huge surprise if he can get through four years without going to war.

Military force should not be a frequent recourse for our leaders. For the first century or so of the republic, it wasn't. Leaving aside the intermittent war against the Indians, wars were few and widely spaced.

Beginning with World War II, though, American presidents grew much more inclined to send...