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Reader comment on item: U.S. Improvising on Security Five Years After 9/11

Submitted by Eleanor Goldstein (United States), Sep 5, 2006 at 14:03

Dear Mr. Pipes:

I think you are calling it 'progress', but to me it was so pathetic, it hurt so, i anguished, and if this doesn't change real soon, then it's tragic, too.

I even wonder that if we are one day attacked, if the response will still be the same as it was on 9/ll, when we were first attacked! I hear mention is made that it is very possible we could be attacked, and how do 'we' respond? By doing nothing more that really matters, but just sort of waiting around for it to happen!

It only encourages the Enemies. Even that Washington won't see, have no intention of seeing; for myriads of reasons which you have named from time to time, and other reasons I am aware of. Basically, i can think of the reasons Netanyahu mentioned at the time of 9/ll when he was invited by the Senate to speak, and among other valid reasons, he even said then that it was a (simple) matter of 'kill or be killed; After all, the enemy as I see it has set the rules; they kill civilians to win, and so we must do the same, for we have no choice, if we do not want to be enslaved by monsters. After all, we dropped the Bomb on Japan, and that saved us then; and so we have to have that Will again, to Win once more, and save the World, as the expression goes.

P.S. ever watch old cowboy pictures? It was always about the good vs. evil; and in my day, the good always won in those movies. And that's the way it's been since time began; human nature. How true that saying: that for evil to triumph, is when the good people do nothing;

Why? well, but, then, that's another comment about another time; and I can say 'I knew it 'when'....

Let me thank you again, for your concerns and your excellent articles, etc.

Sincerely, E.G

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