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Submitted by Steven Hess (United States), Sep 9, 2002 at 08:20

Daniel Pipes' index of Muslim terror ought to be produced on a plastic card and carried in every wallet and purse, lest we forget.

What is worrisome about all the 9/11 ceremony this week is that it suggests (to me at least) a certain cluelessness.

This isn't Pearl Harbor Day, this isn't Memorial Day, this isn't Veteran's Day, memorializing noble and heroic history.

We are in the thick of it; the sacrifices and slaughter of innocents isn't about to be over. The war has hardly started. We should have confronted the Nazis and Japan in the mid-thirties and we should have faced up to Muslim terror in the eighties. We paid the price in the forties and we will have to pay the price again.
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