Lack of strategy in commitment to war unwise

Freedom Newspapers President Bush’s speech at the Naval Academy on Wednesday was disappointing on several levels. First, of course, was that it was long on chest-thumping bravado and short on actual strategy, let alone details. Even more disappointing is that it suggests the president seems to see “staying the course” and being seen as unwavering […]

7/20 Letters to the editor

Meth strategy for good of community We have the means to pre-empt the manufacture of methamphetamine. Those who would conspire to make it can get everything they need except pseudoephedrine. Why? Because we have the power to prevent it. (“Meth strategy questioned,” Sunday’s CNJ) Each time we write down our name and address to purchase […]

More planning needed for future military actions

Freedom Newspapers President Bush’s surprise visit to Baghdad on Thanksgiving no doubt boosted morale in the 1st Armored Division and the 82nd Airborne, and perhaps throughout Iraq — as well as in the White House itself. But it did not change the reality there, which includes the fact that more than 60 U.S. troops were […]

Bush should give America ‘whole picture’

Freedom Newspapers You have to give President Bush this much. Unlike the previous occupant of the Oval Office, who offered insincere promises (by Christmas — well, maybe late spring) concerning when U.S. troops would be finished in Bosnia or Kosovo (they’re still there), President Bush is willing to tell the American people that Iraq “will […]