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Can't we All Just Get Along?
By Rebecca Langer
Originally printed in the 03/24/03 issue of the Brandeis Free Press
Wouldn’t it be nice if we really could all just get along? Too
bad the “peace- loving-liberals” refuse to allow that to
How can a true American defend standing with the Palestinian protesters who are
calling for an attack purely on innocent civilians and not on a dangerous leader?
I understand not wanting innocent civilians to die - no one in his or her right mind does - but by opposing this war, protestors are supporting some of the worst terrorists in the world! That said, my views on the war are not what are important. What is important is that the war in underway and this is no time to stand against our country and against each other.
This is not
like other wars where we could afford to maintain an isolationist foreign
policy and be fine. The prospect of
Saddam attaining some of the most
dangerous weapons in the world would most certainly affect us. We are
not as strong as we like to believe we are - the events of 9/11 have proven
that. Our brave soldiers are fighting and risking their own lives to
Rallying against this war will not change the actions already being taken
by our government.
Personally, I take pride in my Western education. I know that is what helps
make me better than the leaders of rogue nations and I know that many citizens
these rogue nations long for such an education.
we don’t have to agree, but
we must stand united against the terrorism and radicalism for which
our troops are so
to stop. We must stand united against those who support Saddam
Hussein and Yasser Arafat and the murdering of innocent civilians for which
those two work
so hard. Furthermore, we must stand united with each other in wanting
citizens of the world to live under the safest governments possible. After
all, you may not like the actions of our government, but at least you
it be nice if the Iraqi people had the same within their own government?
G-d bless America and may our troops have a speedy return home
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