In the article, the National Post inevitably boiled it down to language.
Amnesty international has done as much for human rights in their entire existence, as the USA does in any given day.
So, Bush accomplished his objectives: denounce state sponsors of terror, and isolate them from their people and the global community with a sound-byte that has resonated around the world, “axis of evil”.
The often used “fact”, that the Jews simply came and took the land away from the poor Palestinians is a red herring. It is simply not true.
The Root Cause is applied to everything by the “Do-Gooders”. People are starving in Africa because of the West. Why? Because the West is too prosperous and doesn’t share the wealth.
“You cannot solve a problem with the same mind that created it”. Albert Einstein
Who gets our money and what they do with it doesn’t usually get a lot of our time or attention.
As brutal as it may sound, whether we pour money into Africa or not, the people will continue to starve. So why should we throw good money after bad?
Why is it that so much of the world’s greatest social and political problems can be found in the nations where fundamentalist Islam, or ethnocentric nationalism is the order of the day?
I apologize for offending you. But not for what I wrote, nor for my convictions.