Skip to comments.We Are At War; Are We Prepared For It?
Posted on 09/13/2001 9:44:48 AM PDT by MHGinTN
I'm hesitant to post a thread when the load on the server is so severe, but there are good Freepers going off half-cocked. I'm still to angry to post comments 'off the top of my head', and I see a few others are also. Here are a few thoughts to ponder.
We are at war with a subtle, determined, devious enemy. There is a fair likelihood that Osama bin Laden didn't mastermind this attack alone, that it was mastermind at least in part from Libya or Iraq, and Osama is their cover, to divert attention from the real cell of rot. Yousef, who headed the prep for the first WTC bombing that failed, is likely an Iraqi deep cover agent whose alternate identity of Karim is fabricated, so we must be very thorough because these terrorists may have also left false trails. We must be sure from where this originated, and then be thorough in our annihilating retaliation. Spitting cruise missiles into the Afghan desert or a Sudanese pharmaceutical plant may please the kneejerk quarterbacks, but it is a luxury we can no longer afford.
We are in a war that will bring many more casualties in America, make no mistake about that. To reduce the potential for casualties after we make our initial strike, we must prepare for the coming struggle against an enemy determined to slaughter innocent Americans and an enemy who believes they will be blessed if they die killing innocent Americans ... to these hate-filled fanatics, there are no innocent Americans. And make no mistake here also, when the fire comes from the sky upon these terrorists, it will be the American people sending those strikes and it will be the American people who will receive the outrage that follows. We are not prepared for that and if we are to be successful against this evil that has slaughtered so many of our fellow Americans, we must get ready, quickly, and steel ourselves for the long haul against these bastards.
There is much talk of the greatest generation ... their war lasted just at five years, but it was in fixed, pitched battles overseas. Our battles will be fought in airports, on train lines, in banks and hotels, and yes, right in the very neighborhoods we considered safe just three days ago. Targets of opportunity are everywhere in this vast land, and they're not all in the blue zones around biggest cities. This war will be, in part, fought in the heartland of America. We are not yet ready for that. Until we are at least preparing for that level of conflict, prepared to deal with catastrophic evil such as biological and chemical devastation, we are not ready to make our initial strike, our devastating first blow at the enemy, whomever that turns out to be.
When the deviant, bill clinton, fired off missiles at targets he knew would not be bloody in the main, he did nothing but steel our enemy. Now, we must become the hammer that beats that steel into oblivion. Recriminations will come soon enough, and I will be one of the first to point out the complicity of the whole Lott of pubbies who would not stand up for what is right ... but now is the time to prepare for war. May God grant us the determination to see this through, now, before it is beyond our capabilities to deal with it.
He also has been here in the US since he was 10, and he wept openly when this happened, and he is scared crapless for what might happen to his family, and to him.
He is outraged against what is done in the name of his religion, and hopes we wipe out the Taliban and other terrorist organizations.
He is a good man, and a good co-worker.
Our enemies will die in the effort to kill us and subjucate our culture. They want to weaken us and demoralize us and get us to change. We must not capitulate. The only response to their Jihad is a Jihad right back at them. All Jihadists must die. Like the police must kill a sniper in a tower before he murders more passersby, we must kill all Jihadists. Taliban, Bin laden, Iranian leadership, Lybian leadership, Sudan gov't, Hamas, Islamic Jihad, Hezbullah and a handful of others are the enemies of the free world. They think by killing us they get into heaven.
The only appropriate answer to Jihad is a Jihad right back at them. We must declare a holy war against them like they have against us. By going after them with 100x the vengeance they have pursued us, we will win this war. When the masses of Islamics see how we will treat all Jihadists with ferocity, they will never dare support these groups again.
I am worried for my children and grandchildren. And I am worried that this country is not up to what we are about the embark upon.
I can name our enemy. Our enemy is Bin Laden, it is Hezbullah, Hamas, Islamic Jihad, the Taliban, the Sudanese gov't, Arafat, the Iranian gov't, the Iraqi gov't. We didn't worry about the names of the citizens of Dresden or Hiroshima or Nagasaki. But they did not know the names of the 25,000 they killed this week, either. I am not saying to carpet bomb or to nuke them, but we know who these groups are, and we know where their training camps are. We should napalm these camps. We should let Israel step up their 'assissination' policy. We should invade and slaughter these people. All the Jihadists who go to the mosques and preach "It is your duty to kill Jews and Americans whereever they are" (which one Muslim Cleric broadcast over the PA television on the Friday that the Intifada began) are the enemies of the free world and must be killed. When the police see a sniper in the tower of the university, they do not seek to bring him to justice. They kill him before he murders again.
The commandment is "Thou Shall Not Murder". It is not a sin to kill someone who plans, executes and supports murder. Arafat is the leading terrorist in the world. So is Bin Laden. So is the Iranian gov't, Afghani gov't, Syrian gov't.
They are in a holy war. They cannot be appeased. We have aided Muslims for decades. We give aid to Egypt, to the Palestinians, to Jordan, to the Afghanis against the soviets, we saved Saudi Arabia, we liberated Kuwait, the carved up Europe so Muslims can have a home there too. We are not their enemies, but these Jihadists think that because we balance this support with support for Israel and the Jews that we are heathens. They think our culture is sinful, and they think it is good to die while murdering us. Sorry, these death cultists must be attacked with all the vengeance and ferocity that human endeavor can muster.
No, not something I want to read - something I may need to read, but I'd like to put my head in the sand. Thanks for the flag, deport.
If persecution comes to American conservatives, especially Christians, someday and we know it will come to all Christians (probably in our lifetime) we should keep in mind that we can never judge a book by its cover, the person who we think is a Christian might be working for the enemy and the Moslem or the atheist might stand with us when they are forced to make a choice.
Just think how many Arab Americans probably work for U.S. intelligence monitoring Arabic broadcasts. We have to avoid extremes of tolerating those who want to destroy us or destroying those who want to help us.
Thank you for the post.
Some of these people are pacifists and don't hide their opposition towards violence of any kind. Thats fine. Just stay out of the way. Far, far out of the away.
After what happened on Tuesday, if some people still aren't ready to defend their own freedom and liberty, and to protect their family and fight for their homeland, then they'll never, ever be ready. The American way of life and our national security have been threatened and placed in jeopardy. If some people can't comprehend the long term danger of what occured in NYCity and Wash-DC, then nothing will ever convince them otherwise.
The current political rhetoric by America's leadership, will soon give way to talk of serious and sustained military actions against terrorists of the world. It will be time for fighting. So Americans must choose to either fight, or get the hell out of the way and let those ready, willing and able to defend America, be allowed to defend her! We must expunge from the face of the Earth, those willing to committ horrific acts of killing and violence, against innocent and helpless people.
GOD BLESS AMERICA
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