Letter to the Editor

Someone must act

Los OsosSeptember 11, 2013 

I support President Barack Obama’s proposed actions against the Syrian regime.

People who don’t want any action remind me of a bunch of neighbors who didn’t want to get involved when they observed a group of thugs beating up and raping a young girl in their street. Their excuses were: “It’s none of our business. Let the authorities (who won’t go into the neighborhood) handle it. What if the thugs retaliate? The young girl asked for it. It happens all the time.” Excuse after excuse after excuse for inaction.

I believe somebody in the world neighborhood needs to take action against the Syrian regime. If the United States is the only one in the neighborhood willing to take action, then we should do it alone.

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