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Middle East madness

Nelliegirl Wrote: Sep 20, 2012 7:13 PM
Eliminate ALL aid to those countries that aren't our true friends. We provide funds to these countries through a multitude of programs that no one hears about. Stop tourism to those countries. When they realize that they are being hurt by not being our friend, they will rethink their policies.
Last week, Muslim mobs took to the streets to murder the American ambassador in Libya and three of his staffers. American embassies were attacked from Egypt to Yemen.

Embarrassed White House Press Secretary Jay Carney and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice insisted that these assaults were just reactions to an insensitive video circulating on the Internet that disparaged Islam. As embassies burned, we were assured that there was no animosity directed at America in general, or at this administration and its foreign policy in particular.

That is hogwash. The weeks-old video was a mere...