Fast things

Usually I like fast things. Cars, planes, boats but some idiot in Washington added fast to the radio. If you listen to a commercial at the end you will hear a blur of words, saying they aren’t responsible, the end of the world is coming – who know’s what they say. If it is there for our protection then slow it down. Apparently it isn’t important because you can’t understand it so let’s do away it.

Movie credits on TV are often the same, especially with TBS. Hey, I want to read the credits to see if I spot someone who owes me money. The TV mogels speed these by so they have more time for commercials. Stop it.

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Tomorrow’s big speech

Tomorrow President Bush will tell America what he intends to do to save the situation in Iraq. At the end of his speech I think the naysayer’s will remain on the nay side and those who still think we may have a chance will feel a little better. 

And the plan will probably work if we can finally get rid of Sadr and those like him. The tribal loyalties and the militias have always been a great problem along with a weak government. “Once more into the breach dear friends . . . .”

Why do we need to win? Because losing tactically will be an enormous strategic loss. Israel all ready had a loss or draw if you prefer, with Hamas. For American to suffer a loss would put us in a very dark corner for years.

That part of the world only understands power. If they can lie and negotiate for it they will.  If they have to use terrorism, they will. And with losses by both Israel and the US they will be once again tempted to use a military solution. The ultimate goal(s) – wipe out Israel and bring Shira law to the west. 

We need to come out of Iraq at a time we choose with Baghdad secure. Then it can go to hell.

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