Obama vs. Islamic State: Here comes more debt, more death, and another lost war

“Will you never look at the facts rather than at those who put them to you?” — Titus Livy

“You might as well appeal against a thunderstorm as against these terrible hardships of war. War is cruelty, there is no use trying to reform it; the crueler it is, the sooner it will be over.” — General William T. Sherman

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America First and survival or an endless losing war with Islam?

“Those Americans who refuse to plunge blindly into the maelstrom of European or Asiatic politics are not defeatist or neurotic. They are giving evidence of sanity, not cowardice, of adult thinking as distinguished from infantilism. They intend to preserve and defend the Republic. America is not to be Rome or Britain. It is to be America.” — Gore Vidal, 2004

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