Excellent article by CottShop over at SacredScoop.com
When The World Was Peaceful
By CottShop Tuesday, December 5th, 2006 at 8:32 pm
The decay of American strength started many years ago when the party of cut and run began apologizing to the world for our existence. Our advantage of superior strength began to fester with an incurable disease of defeatism that has spread to the point where we can no longer recover. The best we can hope for is an amputation that will leave us crippled, but still somewhat functional.
All great societies that have fallen in the past by making concessions. the Only countries that have remained strong are those that have kept their diplomacy of self-defense, and have exercised their God given right to self-preservation regardless of political correctness.
The moment we started backing off from a strong, authoritative position was the moment that those who have always hated us regardless of what we’ve done for them, began disrespecting us, challenging our resolve to defend ourselves. These countries saw a weakness that they correctly noted could be exploited, and they’ve been very successful in hamstringing us into a near impotent position of vulnerability.
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