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October 06, 2004
Bill Whittle has a new essay. It's pure Whittle, and it's a winner.
It would be nice to live in a world full of liberals. I say that as a staunch conservative. It would be nice to live in a world that behaved like a Hollywood party or a university campus, filled with kind, educated people with lots to lose, who cherish reason and responsibility and are incapable of brutal, violent acts. If all the world were filled with decent, compassionate, rational people, life would be a bouquet.
But it’s not. There are bad people who do bad things, and there are bad countries run by bad people who do bad things who eat the kind and gentle people for breakfast. There is no denying this. Therefore, liberals are insane.
It’s a damn shame, it really is.
You are required to read The whole thing: DETERRENCE, Part 1 and Part 2. (Or just go here and start reading from the top down.)
Posted by Russ at 03:56 PM, October 6, 2004 in Nat'l Security
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Deterrance from Memento Moron
When I read this essay at Eject! Eject! Eject! I was immediately reminded of the quote attributed to George Orwell:
"We sleep peacefully in our beds simply because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence upon those who would do us har... [Read More]
Tracked on October 6, 2004 05:25 PM
Before even reading the essay, your teaser immediately harkened thoughts of Orwell's "Rough Men" quote.
Posted by: Brian B at October 6, 2004 04:37 PM