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I should not feel so cocky

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Submitted by yuval brandstetter (Israel), Oct 5, 2005 at 16:28

With all due respect to the stupidity of the terrorists, It is the West, inclusive of Israel, which is the stupid party in this 1300 year conflict. It is America which is immersed in a war with 40 million...who are stupidly bleeding the US army white. It is New York which suffered repeated attacks on the same buildings, and refused to look into the presence of Islamists on US soil. It is Spain which has shown considerable stupidity in allowing Islamists to plant bombs on its railway system. To say naught of the stupids Brits, Canadians and Australians who have opened their national gates to the most virulent civilization extant, and go to Bali so they can be blown away.
But the stupidest is definitely Israel. Despite living right within the lap of the very same virulence it keeps talking and acting out words which are totally foreign to this civilization. Peace, negotiations, concessions, goodwill, all incomprehensible to the Party of Allah, or the Muslim Brotherhood, or HAMAS, or Islamic Jihad, or Fatah, the mother of the PLO. Thousands are dead, more than ten thousand injured, and nothing has been learned or deduced.
Harping on the stupidity of some terrorists does nothing to reinforce the sense of alarm we should all be feeling upon seeing the inroads they are making into the fabric of the West. Reexamining our stupidity in allowing them the run of the land should be of paramount importance. Never underestimate the enemy, however stupidly some of his minions act.
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