At 02:26 13/09/01, you wrote:
> > >Even if we can reduce the risks of aviation terrorism and
> > other specific
> > >mechanisms, we will obviously never be perfectly safe.
> > >
> > >Objectively, terrorism does not pose a significant risk to the life
> > >of the average American. Over 6,000 people die every day in the US.
> > >We'd have to have a WTC disaster at least every couple of
> > weeks in order
> > >to significantly affect overall mortality rates.
> > >
>You don't hear the veterans of WW2 backpedaling on protecting our country.
>They know the price of freedom. The only way to make sure terrorist are
>eradicated is to make sure theres no country for them to hide in. Those
>countries now hiding terrorist are as guilty as the people flying the plane.
>Bomb their entire countries dust.
Did you loose someone in the events of Tuesday ??
Since if you had i could completely understand this kind of irrational rant.
You can't seriously believe that carpet bombing nations that harbor terrorists
would really prevent further attacks, more likely inflame all concerned.
to greater lose of innocent life. And what of the mostly completely innocent
citizens of said "Bombed to dust" nation, do they deserve to die purely by
Believe me i understand your anger. My own Sister narrowly survived the
bombing at Morgan Stanley Dean Witter, this time she was safely at the Broadway
offices. The situation still caused a few frantic hours for me and my two
But you cannot seriously advocate such an indiscriminate policy. Even if
serious am sure you'd re-think as soon as you saw the bodies of innocent women
and children on CNN. I only wished these kind of scenes had a similar
I tend to believe that in all conflicts we show our values partly by acting
in a more
balanced, humane and just way than our adversaries, i don't see your
as adding to that particular meme.
"FURIOUS GREEN DREAMS, LAY SLEEPING IN STATE,
BUT SOON THE GREAT JELLY SHALL RISE FROM THE
AND ALL THOSE WHO MOCKED SHALL KNOW THEIR FATE
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