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What do you do in the middle of a hijacking?
American Thinker ^ | 18 Sep, 2021 | Jonathan Lange

Posted on 09/18/2021 4:24:48 AM PDT by MtnClimber

We've had a long time to think about it. Now it's time to act.

On the 20th anniversary of 9-11, Kylee Zempel over at The Federalist published a poignant reflection titled "Would you have stormed the cockpit?" Through the lens of that question, she examined the character necessary for the passengers of Flight 93 to take on terrorists armed with box-cutters and bombs. She further asked what sort of culture instills that character. It was a powerful piece. But it left unexplored the imminent reality that every American is already facing the same situation today.

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For decades, the enemies of civility have long marched through America's institutions. The cockpits of corporations, professional associations, trade unions, charities, NGOs, political parties, and government bureaucracies have been invaded by people intent on destroying our world. Those who have poured out their talents and treasure to make these institutions strong are suddenly astonished to find themselves aboard so many missiles aimed at the heart of America.

For too long we have reacted to this situation like the hijacked hostages of old: staying calm and waiting for the professionals to act. But America is beginning to realize that the good guys have been neutralized. Their self-policing mechanisms have, themselves, been co-opted so that malignant behavior is no longer punished by forced resignations, firings, and public humiliation.

(Excerpt) Read more at americanthinker.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Education; Society
KEYWORDS: communism

1 posted on 09/18/2021 4:24:48 AM PDT by MtnClimber
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To: MtnClimber

The terrorists are steering the ship.


2 posted on 09/18/2021 4:24:59 AM PDT by MtnClimber (For photos of Colorado scenery and wildlife, click on my screen name for my FR home page.)
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To: MtnClimber

Attack after getting a few homies to join in. Sooner is better. Kill ‘em all.


3 posted on 09/18/2021 4:27:58 AM PDT by Candor7 ((Obama Fascism:http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html) )
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To: Candor7

Kill em hard enough, that all of their offspring are killed too.


4 posted on 09/18/2021 4:32:10 AM PDT by Old Yeller (We're a nation of surprisingly talented people run by the least talented of us.)
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To: Lazamataz

You recently said something along these lines.


5 posted on 09/18/2021 4:37:24 AM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: MtnClimber
The terrorists are steering the ship.>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>


6 posted on 09/18/2021 4:39:13 AM PDT by Candor7 ((Obama Fascism:http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html) )
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To: Old Yeller

Kill em hard enough, that all of their offspring are killed too.>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

Castration option.


7 posted on 09/18/2021 5:16:48 AM PDT by Candor7 ((Obama Fascism:http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html) )
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To: MtnClimber
IOW, what are we doing in the middle of a hijacking.
Not near enough. Virtually nothing.
Sending the kids off to school to learn to hate America. Paying taxes. Not even grumbling enough to raise a concern in the hijackers.
Giving them our children, our money, and our silence.
8 posted on 09/18/2021 5:36:32 AM PDT by Buttons12 ( )
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To: Buttons12

Precisely.


9 posted on 09/18/2021 6:09:31 AM PDT by sauropod (Bidet was no prize before he put the β€œd” in β€œdementia.” - Schlichter)
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To: FreedomPoster

I did!


10 posted on 09/18/2021 6:32:57 AM PDT by Lazamataz (I feel like it is 1937 Germany, and my last name is Feinberg.)
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To: MtnClimber

When the flight attendants, gate agents, airport security, and even the janitors all work for the hijackers, the cockpit isn’t the place to start.


11 posted on 09/18/2021 6:43:17 AM PDT by Mr. Jeeves ([CTRL]-[GALT]-[DELETE])
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To: MtnClimber

America has been hijacked. Who’s willing to storm the cockpit?


12 posted on 09/18/2021 11:06:58 AM PDT by MercyFlush (The American Revolution was a violent revolt against a dictatorship. )
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