This administration is power hungry |

This administration is power hungry

This letter represents the opinion of a large group of people. It is disheartening to realize that the Democratic Party will side with our nominated, so-called president and his administration in regards to the war against Iraq. For political reasons, Democrats are afraid to be classified as unpatriotic. Homeland security is one thing – the invasion of Iraq is another unneeded, unwanted very costly war in innocent lives and billions of dollars, simply because the greedy, power-hungry present administration wants to be remembered as the conqueror of the Mideast oil.

During the history of humankind, every civilization, every country who overexpanded themselves militarily, experienced economic failure at home and eventually disappeared from existence. It is very disheartening to realize that the U.S. is now following the same route. We are no angels; from the outset of World War II to this day, our military forces have not defended our country. They have defended the special interests abroad, killing millions of innocent people in the process – 1.3 million in Vietnam, 300,000 plus in Iraq, thousands in Afghanistan, Nicaragua, Panama, etc. We are now in an era of government by “special interests for special interests” – controlled by money.

Jean-Jacques Legras

Cedar Ridge

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