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The facts are out on our president

To all that can pull themselves away from “Survivor:” Spin, spin, and more spin. I’m going to lose my lunch. Let me off.

We are at war, we are losing troops. Our nation is losing ground.

Since going to war to further protect us from the imminent threat of weapons of mass destruction (WMD), we have been finding inconsistencies that raise questions to our president’s initial claims regarding this threat.

Assuming that global partners (allies) also have concerns regarding threats to their security we should have had a consensus to proceed together to protect our mutual interests. This did not happen. I believe our administration could not spin the intelligence of other societies without the media machine they use domestically. Thus, they were dependent upon the facts.

Facts: No WMD. No justifiable reason for our young to die (God, I feel so sorry for their families). No justifiable reason to spend hundreds of billions of dollars in Iraq. No justifiable reason to leave unfinished business in Afghanistan. No justifiable reason to put our country’s financial structure at risk.

But there’s plenty of reason to throw up. I believe we’re on the brink (it may take years) of another Watergate.

Watergate destroyed the credibility of the Nixon administration. (Thank God for whistleblowers). It’s going to happen, and it will unravel. The true crime will be the loss of the lives caught up in the mix during the years we were passengers on this wreck waiting to happen.

We need to have the courage and fortitude to challenge the direction set by this administration. Those brave, desperate souls on Flight 93 knew the facts, and knew they had to act.

Now that we know the facts, we must act. We must bring this president to task. He must be censured. We can no longer sit and watch our country’s disastrous plight. “Let’s roll!”

Steve Jackson

Federal Way

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