Thursday, January 28, 2010

Not Our Fight

But one we could be sucked into, such is the nature of the "entangling alliances" George Washington's Farewell Address warned us against — Seoul and Pyongyang exchange fire in Yellow Sea.

Patrick J. Buchanan said it best three years ago in More Troops—or Less Empire: "If the 60 million Koreans, North and South, were raptured up to heaven, how would America be imperiled?"

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Blogger Old Rebel said...

Sadly, it's been ingrained into the American psyche that "we" have to police the world.

However, the increasingly obivious costs of propping up a world-wide empire might just awaken Americans to the fact that we can't run everything.

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