As in the words of the distinguished former Democratic Governor and Senator, from the great State of Georgia, Zell Miller, in his book, "A Deficit of Decency", "I can remember when the Democrat believed that it was the duty of America to fight for freedom over tyranny. It was Democratic President Harry Truman who pushed the Red Army out of Iran, who came to the aid of Greece when Communists threatened to overthrow it...one-half of Europe that was freed because Franklin Roosevelt led an army of liberators, not occupiers..." And, he continues, "Never in the history of the world has any soldier sacrificed more for the freedom and liberty of total strangers than the American soldier...It is the soldier who salutes the flag, services beneath the flag, whose coffin is draped by the flag, who gives that protester the freedom he abused to burn the flag." But not even this great Legislator could image a fellow Democrat denigrating without remorse, with the height of hyperbole, the comments of Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois who compared American interrogators (US military) at Guantanamo Bay "to Nazis, Soviet Gulags and Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot.'' Congressional double speak and their far left liberalism has now surpassed the height of all time stupidity with such a remark, which offends not only the military, which defends this great county, but all Americans.
I concur with Governor Miller and I ask the question of what ever happened to the Democratic Party that I grew up with? What did FDR and Harry Truman do during their wars and cold war place in history? Research what the U.S. did during the time of FDR in relation to 'unlawful combatants'. They weren't fed restaurant style fish almandine, as they do at Guantanamo, while our U.S. military are left to eat MRE's. These thugs, who have killed Americans, are not rendered safe under any Geneva Convention rules. They are unlawful combatants who along with their leaders ought to be hunted (and treated) like animals.
It is reprehensible that we have conflict over whether the U.S. Military are wearing white gloves while handling the Koran. The Koran is a book. There have been over 1,700 U.S. Soldiers killed in Iraq with, sadly, more to die. What are we doing to solve that problem? The absolute crap about the treatment of these less than human thugs is nothing but the old cries of the sixties from the same generation of people who didn't appreciate our soldiers at that time of history and now to compare them to Hitler's Nazis is a disgrace.