Sep 24, 2014 6:00 PM GMT
Svnw688 saidISIS wants to kill the West writ large. ISIS hates egalitarianism, ecumenical cooperation, women's rights and LGBT rights. They would kill you because you are gay.
While I am not trying to trivialize the decision to drop bombs, which is always a grave concern, on balance there's a clear "right" and a clear "wrong" side. What's more, we're NOT dropping nuclear bombs, but rather TARGETED airstrikes against known or suspected terrorist facilities. There WILL be casualties, just as there were in WWII. Casualties, in and of themselves, and unless and until they become out of proportion, should not chill us into letting bullies run roughshod.
This is what we could, but are NOT, doing: