May 23, 2006
WHEN DO U.S. FORCES BECOME MERCENARIES ?
If the United States fails to conceive and implement a national energy policy to materially reduce our dependence on foreign oil we will most likely have to engage in future military actions.
If so, our troops then will, in actuality, be the equivalent of mercenaries being paid to rescue us from congessional failure to enact energy legislation that insures our continuing national security.
Posted by: cognitorex at April 23, 2006 : excerpt from “BRING OUR TROOPS HOME” (Feb.06) Published Letter to Editor Cape Cod Times. (Koppel snarkily ny times)