John Galt

'Light tomorrow with today.' -- Elizabeth Barrett Browning --

Tuesday, January 09, 2007

The War Will Go On

Despite the fact that much of America has tired of the war on terror, the terrorists continue their relentless assault on the civilized world. And as much as Americans want to forget it, President Bush doesn't. And won't:
U.S. Airstrike Aims at Qaeda Cell in Somalia
By
David S. Cloud, The New York Times

Washington, Jan. 8 — A United States Air Force gunship carried out a strike Sunday night against suspected operatives of Al Qaeda in southern Somalia, a senior Pentagon official said Monday night.

The attack by an AC-130 gunship, which is operated by the Special Forces Command, is believed to have produced multiple casualties, the official said. It was not known Monday night whether the casualties included members of a Qaeda cell that American officials have long suspected was hiding in Somalia.

Special Forces units operating from an American base in Djibouti are conducting a ... (link)
Iraq is but one of the battles raging around the world. It and they will be won.

I read the other day one of Virginia's many small-minded bloggers dancing a jig over President Bush's popularity rating. What he'll never understand is the fact that the our President could give a damn. George Bush will tell you that, since 9/11, his overriding purpose is to protect the American people, whether they want it or not. Whether they like him for it or not.

We can - and will - do a lot worse.