Well it was eight years ago today (if I post this before midnight) that we were attacked by terrorists. I can still remember everything. Where I was, who I called, and my anger and pride as an American boiling within me. We said and did a lot of things in the days that followed. We promised to remember and vowed to never forget. American flags topped every antenna, while magnets and stickers shouted patriotism from every car I followed. There were definitely more magnets than stickers (which explains why they are all but gone today). Bipartisan decisions were made, justice was sought and we were all united (or as united as we have been in my lifetime).
In the "War on Terror" we never took care of North Korea, Iran, China or even the securing of our borders. We are therefore no more safe now, than we were before 9/11 (except on an airplane from any would be passenger attempting to smuggle a finger nail clipper aboard). We lost a lot of good people on 9/11, let's not forget that it was radical fundamentalist Islamic extremists that were responsible. They hate and still hate us because of our support for Israel (so far), the high number of Christians on our soil, and the debauchery that our society has fallen into (the last area definitely needs improvement). The threat is still real, and we should still be looking for either common ground to unite our parties or drop out of both broken parties and vote your conscience as this Blogger has been doing for years.
I don't know where you stand but I will NEVER FORGET!
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