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The world’s problems solved in 300 words

The world’s problems solved in 300 words

Let me see if I got this straight. President Bush thinks we should go to war with Iraq and put Saddam out of business before he gets an atomic bomb and drops it on us. We are stalling because if we want other nations to be on our side.

Britain would probably go along with us, but they would like to wait a bit. Maybe if the inspectors had another look (a hell of a lot they will be allowed to see).

Canada has kind of chickened out. They want the inspectors back in. If Saddam has the bomb, they hope it will be dropped on the U.S. or Israel … not Canada.

Egypt and the rest of the Arab countries hate the U.S. They would stand and cheer as the hated Americans went up in smoke.

France and Italy? A couple of losers. How quickly they forget what we did for them during and after WWI and WWII. They fear they will offend the Arabs if they side with us. Help the USA. Oh, really now?

Let me see if I’ve got this straight.

Yes, I have it straight, and I have arrived at the conclusions.

First, we bomb the hell out of Iraq with conventional bombs.

Second, we give our former allies and the Arabs the highway salute and say: “Whatchagonnadoabout it?”

Third, we bring home all our troops from Europe, Korea and every other country, and let them settle their own differences.

Forth, we put all countries on notice that we are damn tired of being the world’s policeman and money cow.

There … I have solved the world’s problems in 300 words.

Dennis H. Olson

Nevada City

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