Tweet I’ve always loved that quintessential little kid excuse: “But, Mommy, he hit me back first….” Even kids understand, although they don’t always appreciate, the notion of a preemptive strike. Lately, there’s more and more talk about Israel engaging in a preemptive strike against Iran (cheered by friends, feared by foes). George Bush painted our [...]
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Tweet Believe it or not, the words of my post title were my exact words to my children the other day. My daughter came up to me, very concerned, because she’d heard somewhere that Iran has a nuclear bomb. I assured her that Iran does not yet have a nuclear bomb, although it wants one. [...]