…. to blogger Kobayashi Maru and his family. Kobayashi found out yesterday that his brother’s leukemia is back – for the third time – and has been given a 5% chance to live. My prayers go out to his family at this time. If you get some time today, please visit KM’s blog and say hello.
I run into this quite a bit and I’m sure many of you have as well. You start discussing the Iraq war, defending the President’s rationale for sending over 100K troops into harms way, and inevitably the argument breaks down to: “Well if you’re so gung ho, why don’t YOU sign up to serve?” Or “You don’t have family serving, so how dare you advocate this war!” Well, in a Townhall.com piece today, Ben Shapiro rips apart the arguments of those who claim that “chickenhawks” aren’t qualified to discuss national security issues: