Weekly Comments Archive
Archived Issue
Sunday, February 4, 2024
ISSUE #1192
Weekly Comments: Iran Conflict Compared to Civil War. A Lawless Nation.  A South Carolina Election.

Two weeks ago I asked, why is President Biden scared of Iran? We still don’t know. After Iran-backed terrorists killed 3 of our soldiers, he gave Iran 5 days to clear out their Generals and other Iranians from about a hundred locations where Biden said we would bomb. Then he sent two B-1 stealth bombers from Texas to Syria to destroy 3 empty houses. Yes, those planes and others destroyed many structures. Apparently, a few Iraqis died, but, surprise! no Iranians were killed by our bombs and missiles.

Just imagine if Joe Biden had been elected president in 1860 instead of Lincoln. He would have sent a secret note to Confederate General Robert E. Lee warning him to go no farther north than Virginia. Then after seeing the Confederate Army marching toward Gettysburg, another warning note, “General Lee, don’t go any farther into Pennsylvania. DON’T. But if you do feel the need to take Pennsylvania, I’m warning you, if you get as far north as Buffalo, I really mean it, we might start shooting.”

President Biden clearly does not want to risk escalating a “conflict” into a war with Iran. Perhaps the Biden Administration should send this friendly note to the Iranian leaders, “We have no intention of escalating this conflict. No sir, this conflict will not escalate. It will END. Either you end it immediately by withdrawing all support and weapons from your terrorist groups throughout the Middle East, or we will END it. The END will start with you and your Generals. We know where you live. This tape will self-destruct in 10 seconds.”

In other news, have you read this story in the newspaper? Imagine living in a place where this is allowed: Two law enforcement officers try to intercede in an argument and get attacked by a half dozen young men. They finally subdue and arrest five, take ‘em to jail, and a prosecutor lets them go without paying any bail. It turns out they were in the country illegally so they should have been jailed and then deported. To make matters worse they stole IDs, and talked an official into buying them tickets to go clear across the country, probably disappearing forever.

Now if you guessed this happened in some backward nation where laws are seldom enforced, and police are disrespected and forced to accept being slugged, stomped on, kicked in the head, and doused with buckets of filthy water you would be thinking logically. The only problem is this place with no common sense is… New York City, a so-called sanctuary city where illegal immigrants can commit crimes and still receive free food and a hotel room. Oh, and free health care, which is important if they accidentally get injured while fighting a cop, hijacking a car, or robbing a store. Fortunately, most of the US is not like NYC. In any small town out in the country, if a hoodlum attacks a Deputy Sheriff, he’ll likely get shot.

South Carolina held an election on Saturday. President Joe Biden got 96% of the vote, routing two other candidates. Almost immediately he received congratulatory phone calls from Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping. They both had the same question, “How did you get 96%?” They usually get around 90%, so they are envious of their friend Joe for getting so close to 100%.

How did the President get 96% of the votes in the South Carolina Democratic Primary? It must be because they are thrilled with the roaring economy, they all have full time jobs with high wages, their costs for essentials (food, gasoline, electricity, and insurance) are low and going lower, and they live in friendly neighborhoods with no crime. Visiting all 46 counties, getting to know the voters, answering their questions, kissing babies… if President Biden had done any of these he might’ve hit 99%.

Now who’s concerned about the end of democracy?

Historic quotes by Will Rogers:

          “There’s one thing no nation can accuse us of, and that is secret diplomacy. Our foreign dealings are an open book, generally a check book.” WA #45, Oct. 21, 1923

          “The American people are a very generous people and will forgive almost any weakness, with the possible exception of stupidity.” WA #63, Feb. 24, 1924

Here’s one response from last week. Kathy wrote, “How ignorant we are when we don’t know history.”


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