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Heads in the sand

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Submitted by shani (United States), May 5, 2010 at 18:33

The Wall St Journal "The suspects motives remained unclear. At the time of his arrest, he faced foreclosure on his home" I am insulted at the WSJ's suggestion that being foreclosed upon could be justification to blow up thousands of people. There are indeed quite a large number of Americans with major financial problems who are NOT planning terrorist attacks on innocent people.

I guess it will take another 9/11 or much worse to get our heads out of the sand. Or maybe we will create more ridiculous excuses to explain away Islamic terrorism. They do it all the time in Israel.

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