Friday, March 30, 2012

The time for pretense is over. Obama is no friend of America.

What Happened to Preserve, Protect, and Defend?
By John Griffing

How does a president of the United States whose allegiance is to his country knowingly and in plain sight sabotage his nation's defenses?  Until recently, the discussions of severe military cuts remained in the appropriate realm of working groups, and few seriously considered Obama's radical campaign promises to eliminate nuclear weapons from the U.S. arsenal to be of any real validity.  After all, many Democrat presidential contenders before Obama had pandered to pacifists and the armies of the na├»ve swelling the Democratic base in order to get elected.  But none of these individuals actually took proactive steps to completely remove America's nuclear triad from the list of strategic options.  Our ability to instill fear in the hearts of our enemies, both current and future, was left unquestioned by all previous presidents, minor reductions in stockpiles notwithstanding.

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