An Ol' Broad's Ramblings
Archive for 5 March 2012
I’m old enough to remember when pride of country was a good thing. I remember the ideals that were shared from father to son, mother to daughter. When we ever see that time come back? Or are we doomed to sink into oblivion, dragged down by the cowards, the appeasers, the ‘community organizers’.
Defending Israel from the Iranian Threat
Less than 1,000 miles from Jerusalem, the Iranian government is operating in open violation of international law in a singular pursuit of developing nuclear weapons. Under the cloud of this threat, Israel is considering all options in order to defend its very existence, yet President Barack Obama is failing to grasp the nature of the Iranian beast and has not offered Israel the resolute support it so desperately needs and deserves.
Of course, the President’s record falls short of his rhetoric. In a speech yesterday to the annual American Israel Public Affairs Committee meeting, the President professed his love for Israel, insisting that his Administration has been a staunch ally to America’s friend in the Middle East. “I have kept my commitments to the state of Israel,” he said. “At every crucial juncture — at every fork in the road — we have been there for Israel. Every single time.”