Fouts could use some lessons in foreign policy 2013

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Fouts could use some lessons in foreign policy 2013

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line-height:115%; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin;} </style><![endif]--> <br /><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: large;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="color: #b45f06;"><b><span style="font-size: x-large;"><span style="font-family: Georgia,&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif;">S</span></span></b></span>o, Warren Mayor Jim Fouts thinks that Bashar Assad’s Syria is a “small, second-rate nation that poses no threat to the U.S. or any other country in the world.”</span></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: large;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Hmmm. Sounds like the retired government teacher could use a few lessons in history and geopolitics.</span></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-ZAiYmqRw9Is/UjHu80gS-PI/AAAAAAAAHgE/LJ7MQgRh_EI/s1600/Fouts+goofy+smile.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="clear: right; float: right; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-left: 1em;"><img border="0" height="200" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-ZAiYmqRw9Is/UjHu80gS-PI/AAAAAAAAHgE/LJ7MQgRh_EI/s200/Fouts+goofy+smile.jpg" width="140" /></a></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: large;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">In case you missed it, Fouts chose a 9/11 memorial service on Wednesday to give a speech expressing his opposition to the proposed U.S. missile attacks on Syria in retaliation for the Assad regime’s monstrous use of chemical weapons, which killed 1,400 people. The mayor’s views are apparently big, big news in Macomb County, though nowhere else in the world.</span></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: large;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Meanwhile, I wonder what Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu would say about Fouts’ claim that, essentially, Syria is no threat to Israel. Maybe the mayor should think about how ridiculous his comment would sound to the leaders of Jordan and Turkey, the Kurds in Iraq and certain factions in Lebanon.</span></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: large;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Putting aside the fact that any nation that uses chemical weapons is instantly labeled a threat to the whole world, has Fouts given any thought as to why several Mideast nations are spending big bucks to fund the rebels who are fighting a civil war to oust Assad? Don’t they know that they have no reason to worry about a small, second-rate nation?</span></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: large;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Using Fouts’ anti-war logic, it was a mistake for the U.S. to come to the rescue of Panama, Kuwait, Bosnia and Kosovo. (Is it even necessary to mention Grenada?)</span></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: large;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">It seems that the foul-mouthed, tough-talking mayor is actually a softy, a peace activist with an inner flower child begging to come out.</span></span></div><br> 2013 2013 2013 <br><!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings></xml><![endif]--><br /><!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <w:WordDocument> <w:View>Normal</w:View> <w:Zoom>0</w:Zoom> <w:TrackMoves/> <w:TrackFormatting/> <w:PunctuationKerning/> <w:ValidateAgainstSchemas/> <w:SaveIfXMLInvalid>false</w:SaveIfXMLInvalid> <w:IgnoreMixedContent>false</w:IgnoreMixedContent> <w:AlwaysShowPlaceholderText>false</w:AlwaysShowPlaceholderText> <w:DoNotPromoteQF/> <w:LidThemeOther>EN-US</w:LidThemeOther> <w:LidThemeAsian>X-NONE</w:LidThemeAsian> 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Name="TOC Heading"/> </w:LatentStyles></xml><![endif]--><!--[if gte mso 10]><style> /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin-top:0in; mso-para-margin-right:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:10.0pt; mso-para-margin-left:0in; line-height:115%; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin;} </style><![endif]--> <br /><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: large;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="color: #b45f06;"><b><span style="font-size: x-large;"><span style="font-family: Georgia,&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif;">S</span></span></b></span>o, Warren Mayor Jim Fouts thinks that Bashar Assad’s Syria is a “small, second-rate nation that poses no threat to the U.S. or any other country in the world.”</span></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: large;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Hmmm. Sounds like the retired government teacher could use a few lessons in history and geopolitics.</span></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-ZAiYmqRw9Is/UjHu80gS-PI/AAAAAAAAHgE/LJ7MQgRh_EI/s1600/Fouts+goofy+smile.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="clear: right; float: right; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-left: 1em;"><img border="0" height="200" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-ZAiYmqRw9Is/UjHu80gS-PI/AAAAAAAAHgE/LJ7MQgRh_EI/s200/Fouts+goofy+smile.jpg" width="140" /></a></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: large;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">In case you missed it, Fouts chose a 9/11 memorial service on Wednesday to give a speech expressing his opposition to the proposed U.S. missile attacks on Syria in retaliation for the Assad regime’s monstrous use of chemical weapons, which killed 1,400 people. The mayor’s views are apparently big, big news in Macomb County, though nowhere else in the world.</span></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: large;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Meanwhile, I wonder what Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu would say about Fouts’ claim that, essentially, Syria is no threat to Israel. Maybe the mayor should think about how ridiculous his comment would sound to the leaders of Jordan and Turkey, the Kurds in Iraq and certain factions in Lebanon.</span></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: large;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Putting aside the fact that any nation that uses chemical weapons is instantly labeled a threat to the whole world, has Fouts given any thought as to why several Mideast nations are spending big bucks to fund the rebels who are fighting a civil war to oust Assad? Don’t they know that they have no reason to worry about a small, second-rate nation?</span></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: large;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Using Fouts’ anti-war logic, it was a mistake for the U.S. to come to the rescue of Panama, Kuwait, Bosnia and Kosovo. (Is it even necessary to mention Grenada?)</span></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: large;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">It seems that the foul-mouthed, tough-talking mayor is actually a softy, a peace activist with an inner flower child begging to come out.</span></span></div><br>2013 2013 2013 <br> <a href="http://www.matrixar.com/" title="Matrix ">المصفوفة : أجمل الخلفيات والصور</a>

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