Friday, December 16, 2005

Western World, Please Call Your Office

Adolf Hitler announced to the world in Mein Kampf, in 1925-26, exactly what he planned to do to Europe and to the Jews. The problem was that only a few people, such as Winston Churchill took him seriously. And no one took Churchill seriously until the invasion of Poland. In recent weeks, the President of Iran [Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, photo above -- Ed.] has announced his plan regarding the United States and Israel, which is to destroy them. His chief strategist has spoken in similar terms, throwing in Great Britain, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the Arab Gulf State for good measure. Iran is a rich, modern country, with a huge army, on the verge of becoming a nuclear power with long-range missiles. In this column, Mark Steyn notes that the British reaction has been to discount the evidence of their own ears, while the United States is too preoccupied with the Scooter Libby indictment to pay attention. Those who fail to learn from history ….

Ralph B. Kostant


Anonymous DL said...

Looking at the pictures, I think the one on the right is a typical comedian. Looking at the choice of weaponry available to both - the comedian scares the hell out of me!

We can thank Jimmy Carter for this situation. He helped depose the Shah and certainly was inept in reacting to our hostages.

I still believe we needed to take out their oil refineries and power plants one at a time with a prior warning that if one hair on one American head is harmed we come in. It is getting too late for military actions now. 

Posted by DL

Sunday, December 18, 2005 3:03:00 AM  

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