i really don't have much to add except i wish that more people understood this conflict from this angle.
i'm sure the factory/manufacturing industry workers (and their descendants) who have gotten the shaft for the last couple of generations understand it instinctively, if nothing else. they are probably more sensitive to how drastically the economy has changed than others.
and i know there would be many who would support the war if only to keep our heads above water.
but i've been saying for awhile now that in order for change to come over humanity and the world community, america is going to have to fall. i never thought i'd see it, but i was sure my grandchildren would...
but who knows now. _____________________________ ...les francais frisent sont belge.
here's your alternatives.... 1. reevaluate ALL existing wmd treaties and force compliance across the board. make us re-sign the treaty dubya backed out of. be held liable by the world court. etc. act like we share the planet w/ others 2. let the inspectors work. 3. insure that, in exchange for continued disarmament, the sanctions are lifted from the iraqi people. create infrastructure. 4. with a delegation of iraqi & other mideast factions, discuss alternatives to current governmental structures IN KEEPING WITH their cultural integrity and sovreignty 5. disarm israel. what's good for the goose... 6. finish what we started in afghanistan (not like i agree w/ that either, really, but...) and truly work to restabilize the country 7. give more attention to alternative energy sources. (c) me