If our founding fathers thought like this, we would still be chasing coyotes or worse yet, extinct as a people.
Check your history, Mr. touchy feely lib. The only way to win "the peace" is to soundly defeat your opponent.
Shall I site a few examples
Early america, Indians were defeated and euorpeans took control. Later the British were defeated and the settlers in America "won" control.
Jump ahead to present day. The muslims, the ones willing to commit suicide and their leaders, need to be thoroughly and completely defeated for there to be peace.
Final word: Pick a side or get out of the way. If we all sat around and tried to analyze every nuance of this or any battle, well there would not be many of you eggheads left.
America: wer'e the good guys!
Well, now I know why I should see Flightplan, don't I?
In other, non-crazy-person news, once again it's shown that even the biggest, most successful literary magazines need a sugar daddy -- or, in this case, a juice-box mama -- to survive. As usual, I'm torn over this story: on the one hand, I'm saddened at a further illustration that short fiction will probably always be a hobbyist's affair; but on the other hand, I'm at least pleased that Granta (which has been getting better lately after a couple of years of stinking up the joint) will survive for a good while. Literary fiction: a mug's game and no mistake.