You are exactly right. How long before others respond to your posting accusing you of living in an alternate universe, being a Paulista, or being a Jew Hater? I have one brother who is a quadripalegic from a sniper's bullet in Iraq, and another who has a 2 week old daughter and 3 months left on a 12 month tour in Af-crapistan. Praying he comes home safely. It took my brother's tragedy to learn that just because we ARE the biggest kid on the block, it doesn't mean we should be involved in other people's business. Our foreign policy has historically been the ruin of empires. Why do we think we can escape the fate of all previous empires?