Bombing other countries won't make them love us

2013-08-30T00:00:00Z Bombing other countries won't make them love us
August 30, 2013 12:00 am

The chicken hawks are at it again. We need military action in Syria. President Bashar Assad has used gas against his people, we think.

Never mind that we used depleted uranium munitions in Iraq, Bosnia, Afghanistan and also unrestricted drone attacks which sometimes kill the innocent. It never ceases to amaze me how often politicians want to put Americans in harms way in their games of global Stratego. But they never seem to go themselves or send their kids. People who want to limit military involvement overseas are called isolationists.

What is what is wrong with looking out for the welfare of our own people for a change? I don't understand how we will get people around the world to love us by bombing them.

— Leon Gamino, Hammond

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