One that confounds good and evil is an enemy to the good. — Edmund Burke, On the Impeachment of Warren Hastings

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Why Should America Get Involved in Syria?

June 18, 2013   ·   By   ·   0 Comments

Why is it that the only conflicts liberals want to get involved in are (1) ones in which there is no compelling American interest, and (2) usually on the side of the worst scumbag in the game?

I spent 10 years in the military, some of those years under President Ronald Reagan. I’ve seen the good that American military force can do in the world. I’m all for decisive action where there is a compelling American interest, or even a clear appeal for help against a belligerent enemy from one of our allies.

But I see no compelling American interest in play in Syria. I also see no clear “good guys” (both sides are scumbags who support terrorism and brutality).

Is President Obama looking to inspire more radical Islam “Arab spring”?

Looking at the outcomes in Egypt and Libya, that’s the last thing we need.



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Bob Ellis has been the owner of media company Dakota Voice, LLC since 2005. He is a 10-year veteran of the United States Air Force, a political writer for the past decade, and has been involved in numerous election and public policy campaigns for nearly 20 years, including a Tea Party leader and organizer since 2009. He lives in Rapid City, South Dakota with his wife and two children.
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