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They chanted ``Death to America'' and demanded U.S. troops leave neighboring Afghanistan.
Interesting. We can sit back and decide how incompetent the intelligence-gathering assets are, and we don't even have to have all the facts ourselves. As a matter of fact, we don't even have to have a clue how any bad intel happened, even if it wasn't bad intel, but a sudden change of the target's action.
BH, what part did I not make clear? This is WAR! We didn't start this. If you recall, they flew the planes into us first. They will do that REGARDLESS!
You do it as was done in WWII. Were there "innocent" people killed then? Sure. Did we stop and say, "oopsie" everytime it happened? Of course not. War is messy, people die. Even children. Even the children of people who support and hide the enemy.
What you might need to understand is that these people hate you. If you sit quietly, they will hate you. If you say you are sorry, they will see you as weak and hate you. They hate you. They hated the flight attendants and cut their throats, even though the attendants brought them a cup of coffee and a smile a few minutes earlier. It makes no difference.
Yes, we aren't getting anyone killed, we are not making mistakes when we criticize, but we are also doing NOTHING!
By the way, it is amusing to note that whenever someone disagrees with me, they try to get extra traction by taking notice of my position. I have yet to understand that.
Monday Morning Quarterback that which they don't understand.
Our elected leadership? Now you are suggesting the leadership do what; perform miracles?
You want to get all in a wad over a single incident
Want more tone, or are you able to comprehend what I have just made perfectly clear and plain?
I have a better idea. Rather than trying to sit comfortably and criticize those who are keeping your complaining self in one piece, why not drop them a line and thank them for doing as good a job as they are? Thank them for your safety, and thank them for all the times that innocent people weren't killed as they would have been in previous wars.
That is to say, think about what you never hear about, instead of allowing the knee-jerk reactions spurned by the media to overcome you.
I think the point is that we are successfully being proactive in defeating terrorism. Have we had any major terrorist attacts in our country since 911? No!
TC: Being one of the head honchos around here, I am a little offended and surpised by your tone.
Your words come out like your talking down to people.
Crowne, thats a pretty shallow point of view for a moderator of a conspiracy site dont you think