Tough bring peace, wimps bring war |

Tough bring peace, wimps bring war

R.T. Moolick

Dear Editor,

I am amazed how our “not so bright people” can type so skillfully and yet their lengthy letters say nothing, all the while appearing to be addressing important issues.

I am referring, for one, to James Belling’s letter to the Editor in the Sunday, Sept. 22, paper titled “Rhetoric alone is not reason enough for war.”

Then on Oct. 3 the same mentality crops up with Hal Sundin’s column and Aaron Garland’s ponderous letter. Both try to make the point that “nobody wants to attack Saddam Hussein.”

As a Navy combat pilot in the Central Pacific during World War II, I can assure you that we weren’t there for the kicks, but to protect our country.

Peace in this world can only be gained by having and retaining real military strength – not by whining!

If these “wimps” would examine history, they would find that “our” wars have resulted from being militarily weak – not by being belligerent.

Just note how the Clinton regime’s program was one of weakening our military, and how Jimmy Carter gave away the Panama Canal, etc.

Tough people bring us peace. Wimps bring us war.


R.T. Moolick

Glenwood Springs

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