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Arab Spring – Celebrate It!

courtesy AFP/Getty images – U.S. Consulate, Benghazi Libya

GEE, whoda thunk?  (misspelled for effect – see previous post)

Yesterday was a horrific anniversary for our nation.  If you saw my post (and the posts of many others) you’d have read about the loss, dilution, forgetting of American Culture and History, and the consequences we have reaped.

Then, the news arrived…

Violent protests in Cairo over a largely unviewed film alleged to insult Mohammad.  And the rocket attack in Libya, killing our ambassador and three other staffers.  American flags burned, buildings looted and our citizens and officials killed.  Coinciding with the anniversary of September 11.

The administration reportedly issued an apology for offending Muslims, and is sending in the Marines to beef-up security.

An apology?  Seriously?

“The Embassy of the United States in Cairo condemns the continuing efforts by misguided individuals to hurt the religious feelings of Muslims – as we condemn efforts to offend believers of all religions. Today, the 11th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States, Americans are honoring our patriots and those who serve our nation as the fitting response to the enemies of democracy. Respect for religious beliefs is a cornerstone of American democracy. We firmly reject the actions by those who abuse the universal right of free speech to hurt the religious beliefs of others.”  (U.S. State Department)

The President did say he strongly condemned the ‘outrageous’ attack.

Of course, this is the paradox.  Just because we supported the removal of the previous regime(s) doesn’t automatically mean the replacements will be U.S. friendly.  No matter how much money and materiel we bribe aid them with!  Sadly, this is a lesson we have never learned.

I’ve stated before political correctness will be the death of us.

I’m not for starting wars.  But, I am for protecting ourselves and our citizens.

About guffaw1952

I'm a child of the 50's. libertarian, now medically-retired. I've been a certified firearms trainer, a private investigator, and worked for a major credit card company for almost 22 years. I am a proud NRA Life Member. I am a limited-government, free-market capitalist, who believes in the U.S. Constitution and the Rule of Law.

Discussion

4 thoughts on “Arab Spring – Celebrate It!

  1. Past Presidents have stated that an attack on a U.S. Embassy is a declaration of war – and so it is, as any rational and realistic person would recognize. President M.T. Chair takes a different approach, thereby utterly invalidating himself once again.

    Posted by Rev. Paul | September 12, 2012, 8:41 am
  2. Shocked, I say….. NOT.

    That’s two embassies (spelling???,, dang it, Gfa you done made me nervous) in two days. The other one in Egypt, we are constantly sending weapons to….

    Btw, the Egyptians just announced that they are sharing intel with the….. wait for it…… Iranians. I guess that’s the “change” in the “hope and change” we were promised.

    Posted by Matt | September 12, 2012, 9:11 am

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