We watched “13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi” last night.
I don’t need to add much to the story of Benghazi. The Americans who fought and died protecting their own lives and the life of the ambassador are heroes, no matter how you look at it.
The people who attacked the Americans betrayed their own people by hiding among them. There is a reason why we wear uniforms when we fight in wars. It helps the enemy not confuse civilians with soldiers. It also helps us determine who’s on our side and who’s not. I wonder how many people died that night because they weren’t wearing uniforms and weren’t readily identifiable as friend or foe. There’s a reason why we don’t give compassionate treatment to people who fight without marking themselves, such as spies and terrorists.
Next: Where was Obama? What was he doing? We still don’t know.
And: Why didn’t the military do anything? Two scenarios here: One, since the CIA were spies operating outside of the law, the military couldn’t do anything. Two, Obama is an incompetent commander in chief who does not empower his people to do what needs to be done without his explicit authorization. Maybe they are both true. With respect to One, as long as the state department official was still alive, a military response was justified, regardless of the secret CIA base.
The political response from the democrats shows why democrats cannot be trusted with anything anymore. I will not rest until those democrats and the democrats who think like them are all out of work or in prison. Abusing their power that way — shameful!
Finally, the sad note that ends Benghazi is that Libya became a failed state and is now under the control of ISIS. Obama is 100% to blame for the Arab Spring and the aftermath. That is his legacy. He created ISIS. He didn’t stop it. He owns it. We are at war with ISIS, and we will be at war with them for as long as they exist.
Shortly after we gained our independence from Britain, ships flying our flag were attacked by the Barbary Pirates. That’s a fancy name for Muslims, or as we said back then, Musselmen. The response we formed was to form the US Navy and Marine Corps and then invade their territory. And we did, and we beat them, twice. Let’s not forget that. The way to handle Muslims who pick up weapons and shoot at Americans is to send our boys into their homes and to demand their complete surrender. Forget the nation building exercises. Let’s turn the Middle East into American territories, complete with territorial governments approved by congress, and make them pay taxes to Uncle Sam in exchange for our troop presence. It’s not colonialism, it’s securing our best interests.
In the meantime, seal up our borders against any type of muslim who has any kind of ties to muslim extremism and violence. While our troops are there, they will attack us in their own backyard rather than here. As for how to seal the borders, it’s rather simple. Build a solid fence. Make some gates. Patrol the fence and the gates. Allow anyone to pass through the gate as long as they present valid ID and have passed a medical check and are not suspected terrorists or criminals. But people who don’t use the gate get gunned down if they resist arrest.
We are at war, and we’ve been at war at least since the 5th Century. Let’s admit that the world is not safe as long as there are people who think they have a religious duty to kill the infidel and take control of their land.
As for the illegal immigrants, AKA “undocumented workers”: It’s time we called it out for what it is. Illegal immigrants are the new slaves, and their masters are those who tolerate their presence. No one should stay for one minute in our country unless they are convinced they have all the rights and privileges any human deserves. I’m not calling for amnesty, I’m calling for accountability. If you’re not here legally, go home and come back legally. As for myself, I am not by any means a protectionist. I have no problem with millions of people flooding our country legally and taking our jobs. We would all benefit if America was known as the place people go to find real work. We’d have all of our manufacturing jobs back in a minute, and the cost of living would sink like a rock as we experience a glut of labor, making our country competitive with every other country out there. I know that my job is in “danger” but honestly, I also know that the more walls we throw up the more software development happens far away from where I live. I like living here.