With all that’s happening in the world today, more people are waking up to the unfortunate reality that barbarism still exists. There are those who will do harm to the innocent for the sake of their unrighteous desires. This is why we have a military. This is why we must defend ourselves. This is why even in the 21st century there are still times when we must resort to force.
This sentiment has been proven time and time again throughout history. The only way to truly secure peace is through strength. It’s not even up for debate. Unfortunately, the current President of the United States has never believed in this concept which is why the world is in the worst condition that it’s seen in centuries.
One of the most prominent aspects of the wisdom of William F. Buckley Jr. is that he was bold with his message while being very precise with his words. That’s not to say that he was careful. Being precise is a trait in quotations that many politicians try to master but few have ever been able to do it like Buckley.