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There were many people who fought in the Revolutionary War and many others who helped define the ideas and principles of the new government of the United States of America. A small force landed to prevent seizure by the government of an American-owned railroad at Puerto Cortez. Leftists like Pelosi, Barney Frank and Michael Moore despise bin Laden and his fellow radicals because they are religious fundamentalists who want to impose Islamic [Shariah] holy law.

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