Date registered: Sep 2004
Vehicle: 83 Astral Silver 280 SL
Location: Planet Houston
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RE: Is it possible Bush is right?
I suppose one must ignore the fact that after signing treaties recognizing the Cheyenne, Souix, Navaho, Shoshone, Kiyawa, Apaches and a few others as nations, we invaded their land and stole it anyway. I guess theft and genocide don't count as "colonization".
Recall that earlier generations faced down fascism and communism not just with missiles and tanks, but with sturdy alliances and enduring convictions. They understood that our power alone cannot protect us, nor does it entitle us to do as we please. Instead, they knew that our power grows through its prudent use; our security emanates from the justness of our cause, the force of our example, the tempering qualities of humility and restraint.
-President Barack Obama, 1st Inaugural address