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Reader comment on item: [Hasan Akbar and] Murder in the 101st Airborne

Submitted by D Mead (United States), May 4, 2005 at 10:58

I was in Kuwait with my National Guard Infantry unit preparing to move directly to Tallil Airbase when we heard the news of the attack by this traitor. Like I had been conditioned by my politically correct society, I waited for the trail to come out with the facts. Deep down I knew, though, that he was motivated by hatred and that he saw an opportunity. For the most part, this is exactly what happened.

During the year that I was in Baghdad, I met some very good Iraqi people. I still maintain contact with a few of them. I do not fully trust them, however. I KNOW for a fact that many of the workers that came onto my base on a daily basis were also the same ones that attempted attacks on us each night.

In the daytime it's all thumb's up, America is great. At night, it's launching mortars against us. This is nothing new. Ask any Vietnam vet. We were bringing in upwards of 1200 Iraqi nationals a day to build our camp. You had to watch them closely to keep them from "reconning" the walls. They would find a spot were they knew they would be working the next day and figure out exactly were they needed to be on the outside. They would then throw RPG's, grenades, or whatever over the wall for the next day so that if the opportunity presented itself, they would be ready.

My point is that these are and always will be fanatics. No matter how thankful they are to us, their loyalties will always be with their religion and political party. However, I find it amazing that a radical muslim will find no issue with killing hundreds of their own in road-side bombings and IED's planted in cars. I believe these people are the most fanatical we've seen in history. They don't care who dies as long as they kill Americans, American interests or American sympathizers (aka Iraqi people trying to build a better life for their own families and themselves).

What I take exception with the most are those people who are so poisoned with "White Guilt" from treatment of the blacks, native Americans and other races in the past. They are so worried about what others will think, they are slowly giving away our country and way of life. Get over it. It wasn't you. You just make sure YOU do the right thing.

They are so "Knowledgeable". They are smarter than we are. They are more enlightened than us. They know better than us. I've seen their postings on this site. They are a true danger to our way of life that we've known for over 200 years. I'm not a person filled with hatred. I am a person filled with true enlightenment. The kind you get with first hand knowledge. The truth.

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