Sunday, January 24, 2010

The Battle of the Bulge and War on Terror

The Greatest Generation Forward to Generations Baby Boomer and X

Although a little slow on the uptake, the United States came to understand the necessity for winning World War II. There was no option for losing, as we faced an enemy led by a leader, Hitler, bent on world domination and in the creation of a world order that was defined by his beliefs of what it should be.

The leaders of the nation and of our allies made decisions that were based on the defeat of an enemy that they knew had to be defeated. These were not easy decisions, as these types of decisions never will be. But they were made not only for the near-term defeat of the enemy, but for what they hoped would be the long-term preservation of our way of life.

Religious Extremists and the Obama Way

"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it."  George Santayana

Today, our leaders take a different approach in protecting not only our homeland security, but also the security of the world. It was actually an approach that was attempted with Hitler, but that of course failed miserably as you cannot negotiate with men such as that....

Read the full commentary at New York Homeland Security at the Examiner.

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