Obama closed the speech with a tribute to “an unbroken line of heroes” stretching “from Khe Sanh to Kandahar -- Americans who have fought to see that the lives of our children are better than our own.” His reference to the famous U.S. military outpost in South Vietnam was a chilling expression of affinity for another march of folly."read more here
Thursday, September 2, 2010
Norm Soloman, author of a dozen books including "War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death" comments on Obama's speech which he calls a 'speech for endless war.' If you haven't seen the documentary 'War Made Easy' please check it out here.