“We sleep peaceably in our beds
because rough men stand ready in the night
to visit violence on those who would do us harm.”
This is a great quote from George Orwell and reminds me that I don't want a “kinder, gentler military.”
In any situation, your enemy should know that violent action will come at great cost. I am proud that our nation lends a hand to those in need and proud to have been a part of that. But these days it seems those who would do us harm have no fear of our retaliation. They should.
What do you think?