If we measure that answer with good examples of proposed remedies, yes, that is the truth.
If telling the truth is fatalism, then I plead guilty.
I'm ready to do something about this threat of climate change and potential harm it may bring - just as soon as some of the brilliant folks making the warnings can come up with a reasonable cure. I see none named in all the arguments above. I once had a very wise professor who taught us we need to learn not to waste our time gathering data and making projections about issues we could not change.
Thanks, Scott. We should be reminded and encouraged to protect our most precious resources, including independence, freedom and liberty. Some of us believe these rights are slipping away; your comments may help us pause.
You need to consult with a Kurd, and note the discovery during the invasion of tens of thousands of previously undiscovered graves of Kurds killed with chemical weapons. You should also note the Kurds had no interest in Iraq's oil until after the conflict. You call my talking points "old;" yes, like your only talking point, hammered and hammered and hammered, about WMD not found. How can a point related to something that happened ten years ago be "new?" Your WMD point is so small compared to the effect of our decreasing the anti-US sentiment in the whole area. Have a little visit, too, with some of our returning vets - most will say the effort was well worth the cost. Mrs. Clinton's loss couldn't have been too bad, because she's the overwhelming shoo-in 2016 Dem nominee. So the Dem's use G.W.'s decision to go there as a terrible strike against him and forget Clinton was right there with him. Do you not see how unreasonable this position is? I am continuously shocked by how you lib's get away with such outrageous positions.
Both of you writers know more than I about that conflict (I did watch the beginning invasion from my bed while recovering from surgery,) but one significant political point about no WMD's has been well made by Dem's for all these years, as if there weren't many other reasons to go. Nobody mentions a majority of world leaders and Democrats were in favor of the invasion (especially including Ms. Clinton her very self,) and we seldom interview any of the millions of Kurds who think GW sits at the Right Hand. Nobody remembers what dire threats were made by Saddam, who had proved himself capable of the most heinous crimes against his neighbors and his own people. Who can say where we would be without that conflict? (I reckon someone will note X thousands would not be dead, but I will return with X thousands of others may have died in what some believed would be inevitable confrontations with Saddam.)
Considering the stink raised over the tiny sequester cuts in increased spending, I shudder to think of the riots which must begin should we ever have the courage to make any material cuts in spending. Heaven help us.
Forcing someone who knows nothing to go on five Sunday news programs and tell a story Clinton and Obama both knew was false in not incompetence -it's lying in order to increase the chance of winning an election based on the lie A.Q. was dead. In fact that is not merely a lie, it's a bold lie, taking a great deal of courage and a conviction all Americans and their media are gullible idiots. Maybe this time we shall see this boondoggle for what it is.
I've attended four tea party gatherings. The only policies I heard had to do with less government, more patriotism aimed towards early American history (including a parade with fife and drum,) learning the Constitution and associated rights, and studying means to reduce taxes via decreased gubmit spending and regulations. I didn't hear or learn anything about tax evasion and almost everyone I met would be in the lower to middle upper income brackets. Where do you lib's get these notions about radicals? Such ignorance is tantamount to just lying. Check your facts ere you start naming folks as tax evaders.
Rice came out on five TV Sunday shows with a story which everyone in the admin knew was patently false, to the effect the uprising in Benghazi was due to something other than terrorism and A Q. She did not do this on her own, as she knew nothing. As soon as we learn who gave her that story, we will know the truth. And you and I know both Obama and Clinton were either aware or AWOL from their jobs. If you didn't already know this, you've been AWOL too.