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Skip to comments.Threat Matrix: Daily Terror Threat - Thread Eight
Posted on 05/17/2004 12:36:39 AM PDT by JustPiper
I will never cower before any master nor bend to any threat"
LINK TO THREAD SEVEN
Iraqi governing council leader among those killed by Baghdad car bomb, Iraqi officials say. Details soon.
Breaking News Alert BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) U.S. military colonel says four Iraqis killed, two U.S. soldiers injured, in car bomb at entrance to coalition headquarters in Baghdad.
(Excerpt) Read more at edition.cnn.com ...
Passing this along, thank her and I thank you M'Dear
An understandable perspective.
HOWEVER, I FOR ONE,
am reasonably comfortable with what they've seemed to be doing--assuming a lot here.
LIFE IS INCREDIBLY COMPLEX.
THIS SITUATION IS EVEN *MORE* COMPLEX.
As my boss said . . . it was the flakey orgs and the flakey pamphlets, leaflets, broadsides prewar Germany which best and earliest predicted what Hitler would do; what he was etc.
TONS OF ACCURATE INFORMATION may appear totally flakey. Tons may be mixed with truly flakey. Some will be mosly right and a little flakey. Probably a precious minority of sources and stories will be 98% accurate. It's the nature of life and humans in the best of times.
I for one would appreciate all the information reasonably possible to obtain. I can at least pray about it and prayerfully discern what seems reasonable to pay attention to. I consider myself at least as sane, rational and perceptive as a LOT of "experts."
Even the experts can't be certain about the reliability of this or that source or even list or sources. They tend to try and get corroborations from multiple sources and perspectives--a wise, sound goal.
But often, even in the best of times, that luxury is JUST NOT AVAILABLE. And, wise choices MUST STILL be made which will effect the lives of millions. Not a particularly enviable job.
Sometimes in the mix of data and sources, some LITTLE TINY NUANCE will be a clue for a discerning perceptive person with some significant experience that a particular thing is really true and warrants serious action accordingly. I don't begrudge people missing such nuances. I'm happy when they make their best experienced guess and we see what falls off the shelf by and by.
Being safer is usually better than being more fool hardy.
Yes, alert-fatigue can be a hazard. But it's better than laziness, blindness, head-in-the-sandness. This is survival. It's a complex problem.
There are no easy solutions. The enemy is resourceful, clever, even creative and certainly relentless.
DISINFORMATION ABOUNDS FROM A DIVERSITY OF SOURCES FOR A DIVERSITY OF REASONS. And the degree of disinformation as well as the degree of simply plain human (as well as technological) error is likely not to be evident until historians sort through it all or Heaven weighs in with a historical holographic video.
I don't mind giving grace to those doing even their fractional best. The traitors and the enemy will get theirs whether from natural reaping what they've sown or from God's heavy hand of judgment.
The only thing for survival and eternal Life is to live and walk close to God. That's the only Hope I see remotely realistic and on the horizon. All else is details. Some details will be more comfortable than others.
But I know where I'm headed and Who I'm going with. And HE is much better at holding onto me, than I am at holding on to Him. And He has promised to never leave me nor forsake me. And that where He is, He will bring me to live eternally. Pretty good deal. Regardless of what the terrorists do now or later--to the USA or me personally.
Still, we watch, prepare, do what we can for ourselves, our families and our Republic . . . and some of us, for The Kingdom not made with hands.
I wonderful if we could petition the management to grant us a special dispensation???
Such that . . . newbies to the thread had to have their posts screened by old timers on the thread for a few weeks before having posting priveleges. But then, that would be too much work and take away some of the fun for the old timers.
I guess we can just cry TROLL and call the kitties???
MUCH APPRECIATED MAMA D
Going to leave the computer to do some yarn stuff in the living room--sorting out the arrangement of the different thread colors on the warp plan . . . wheee . . .
Will try and get back and comment before bed!
Will at least be reading from time to time.
Yes, JP, but he was baited plain and simple. If he was called to the post in a polite way, how do we know he would not have responded politely? And he was not responding to the whole thread, only to those who called him here and were responding to him. We say many things when we are angry. He could have taken the high road and ignored it. But how many of us do that all the time? I sure don't and I am not proud to admit it, but I won't lie! Sometimes I take the sarcastic detour (I try hard not to on this thread though).
Hey - cut that out - you chit chatterers. We're monitoring your every move online (alphabets - eat your hearts out!) (oh wait, thats right, they'll see this DAYS or WEEKS after we post it). No sweat - keep chit chattering! Changed my mind, it's okay by me.
JP, I forgot to say that I consider everyone on this thread my friend and there is no one on this thread that I wouldn't stick up for at some point. Every poster here except for the past detractors makes this thread the vast treasury of information and ideas it is. Even when posters disagree from time to time.
then please deal with them via mail
He has alot on his homepage DL
The Mercedes through the ice scene is about to come up on THE FOUR SEASONS movie on . . . "We" network/channel
You sure are right Gal, only 12 days!
But does it give TM posters the right to insult _Jim and then invite him here to see it? That was what started it all. _Jim did not come here and hurl insults by accident, this is my point. Did you backtrack the links? And also, _Jim was not trashing the entire thread; just the posts that brought him here that challenged his view on the blackout. That is all. He appreciates terrorism concerns as much as anyone per his other posts.
I will post it when I complete it ;)
Notice how many 'fals-alarms' and/or hoaxes they claim? That alone is suspicious ;)
God seems to be working with me on
for LOTS of things!
And I thought I already had patience down pretty well! LOL.
LOL well, considering the ocean confuses me having two directions, I'd say the opposite of SD to be safe ;)So where would that put here an hour from Huntington Beach?
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