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Where’s outrage now?

Rick Gurtner

I have read in your fine editorial section about the outrage of some of the readers over the so called inhumane treatment of our enemy in Iraq.

Believe it or not, for the last 15 years, Iraq has been a sponsor of terrorism around the world. To name a few – the first World Trade Center bombing, the bombing of the U.S. Embassy in Tanzania, the bombing of the night club in the Philippines, all under Clinton’s watch. Not to mention the hundreds of thousands of innocent Iraqi civilians killed by Saddam. Let us not forget the 3,000 innocent Americans killed in the second World Trade Center attack.

And you have the nerve to say that the treatment of our sworn enemy (their words, not ours) in some twisted way is more horrifying then the beheading of civilian Americans in Iraq who were there to help the rebuilding of their country. If this had ben the mentality during the World War II, we would now be speaking German and Japanese.

The sad truth is that war is war, and we need to get it on like we did in the second World War or else we will be looking at another Vietnam.

Rick Gurtner

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