A recent writer told us of the "olden days" when a king would lead his troops into battle and the writer suggests that President George W. Bush do likewise since he was trained as a pilot while honorably fulfilling his military obligation.
Much like the writer, I too yearn for those glorious olden days when our commander in heat, Slick Willy, who had been trained in the arts of draft dodging and anti-American protesting, led that daring raid on an Iraqi aspirin factory. Wait a minute. I guess Der Schlickmeister didn't actually lead that raid because he and Monica were devoting their efforts to other pressing business, but he did bite his lip and shake the finger of sincerity at those guys and that's almost as good.
Maybe we should just look back to King Lyndon Johnson. Let's see now. Was he actually leading our troops in the trenches of Vietnam or was he cuddled up in the oval office concocting numbers?
Ah, for the good old days.
Stephen A Busch
Why strike now?
I have never before questioned why my country was contemplating military action, but I have serious reservations about going to war for the first time since I entered military service at 17.
Why is it so imperative for us to strike Iraq now? No logical reason is forthcoming from any direction.
A recent worldwide survey (as heard on network news) asked which country posed the greatest danger to world peace: 8% said North Korea, 7% said Iraq. Over 80% of world opinion said the United States of America!
That's scary. Why are we hated and feared around the world?
Is that what being the only Superpower means? God help us if it is.
On Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2003, I will be broadcasting my TV show.
The show will be on channel 8, starting at 7 p.m.
I will be informing you citizens about the false allegations in regard to the open meeting law.
Brainerd City Council member
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