None of that has changed. It's still war. We're still fighting a group of people who would kill us if they had the chance. They declared war on us decades ago, and they have never ONCE surrendered. They have never ONCE called it off. They have never ONCE said "Whoops! My bad, it was the other Great Satan we wanted to kill. You guys have a nice one, OK? Peace out, my homies!"
DANEerus has already posted about how the new Rules Of Engagement are killing our military. Just like they did in Somalia. Just like they did in Viet Nam. Once again, the a
Don't forget, Afghanistan is the "good" war. This was the war the
Do NOT be lulled to sleep by the sniveling whimpers of the
Remember the anti-military protests in 2003 and 2004? Remember how shocked the Not In Our Name nitwits were when there were actual counter-protesters at their protests, and the counter-protesters outnumbered the protesters? They still haven't gotten over that.
Remember how shocked the Left was when millions of Viet Nam vets rose up against John Fonda Kerry and said "Not a chance, you back-stabbing son of a bitch!" They still haven't gotten over that.
Remember how shocked the Left was when they whined "Surrender! Surrender! Give up! Run away!" and this country in effect looked at them and said "Man up, you wimpy little bitch!"
They still haven't forgotten that.
But there does seem to be one thing they've forgotten, or at least would like to:
Now, if you'll excuse me, I'm off to give a retreat workshop for a bunch of Soldiers, many of whom signed up after September 11th. I don't know if I'll have internet. I don't know if I'll even post this weekend. But I'll walk onto that plane today with the events of eight years ago planted firmly in my head, and the simple phrase "NEVER AGAIN!" ringing in my ears.