Opinion Line (Sept. 7)

09/07/2013 12:00 AM

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Bashar Assad is willing to kill every citizen of Syria and sacrifice his entire military to stay in power. If the U.S. is determined to get involved, there should be but one target. As in Libya, the war must exact a toll on Assad and his own.

While Obama continues to dither and dally around, Russia will be able to deliver, set up and deploy its “special cargo” to Syria that no doubt consists of surface-to-surface missiles, launchers and technicians. Get ready for a Russia-U.S. naval showdown similar to Cuba and the early ’60s.

It sure is ironic how a Nobel Peace Prize winner wants to go to war so badly.

Will the sequester be repealed if we go into war?

War – what is it good for? Lining the pockets of defense contractors.

Why does the Obama administration purport to have all the facts on the Syria chemical attack situation yet still claim no idea of what the facts were in the Benghazi terrorist attack?

Before we attack Syria, or any other country, let’s find a way to stop the NRA’s and gun sellers’ promotion of the proliferation of firearms in our country.

I wasn’t sure where I stood on military action against Syria. Then I read that Mike Pompeo is for it. So now I’m against it.

Republicans fail in presidential elections because they favor corporations and the rich, clinging to Reagan’s cruel trickle-down theory – his joke on the middle class and poor. That’s the simple reason Republicans have not won the popular vote since 1988.

Lawmakers at any level of government who ignore enforcement of laws are nothing but common criminals, and they belong in jail.

Painting over the Cox Produce building sign is like painting a rare antique. It devalues it. Are they trying to change Old Town to New Town? What a shame. It’s called Old Town for a reason.

Let’s change the name of the Wichita airport to honor President Eisenhower, and then place a statue of him inside the airport – not outside, like at the John Wayne Airport in Orange County, Calif.

Regardless on how much time and money will be spent on committees to rename the Wichita airport, people will still call it the Wichita airport.

It has been 12 years since beautiful little Jacquilla Scales went missing. I continue to pray for her safe return to her family.

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