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Submitted by Larry Pierson (United States), Oct 5, 2005 at 13:27

Or are the terrorist masters sending dummies as well as the Real McCoys? The dummies run interference and grab the headlines. They raise the threshold by which our counter-intelligence strikes. The Real McCoys are unseen, waiting to strike, hiding below this inflated threshold of detection. Like fire ants, they gather around their victim and, at a signal, all strike at once. Overwhelmed, their enemies suffer more from the numerous small blows that, like a shotgun, cause their damage more by the multiple simultaneous strikes than by one large strike of the same overall magnitude.

In a similar article by Australian Mark Stein,

http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/common/story_page/0%2C5744%2C16801982%255E7583%2C00.html

he makes it clear that radical Muslims cannot tolerate the concept of coexistence. It's them or us, there is no middle ground, no fence straddling with these guys. You are either for them or you are against them.

Furthermore, no one can really blame the government for failure to follow through. Until the sheeple wake up and demand the government take decisive action, it won't. One only has to look at the politics in America today to realize why governments won't protect us.

George Bush knows the danger these extremists pose for us. But as long as the sheeple refuse to educate themselves, Bush's polticial enemies are, and will not cease, ripping him to pieces just to tear him down and put themselves back in power. So what if their actions spell doom to thousands of Americans because they crippled our government's will to fight back? They won't get blamed, and power is more important to them than anything else. We will deserve what we get until we hold accountable those who politically paralyze our protectors.
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