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Posted on 12/01/2009 9:28:06 AM PST by Man50D
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Have I said anything that implies in any way I do not appreciate the evil of the acts perpetrated on 9/11? No.
Your response is therefore irrational. I will do you the courtesy of assuming you cannot control your emotions on this issue. That someone does not cater to your emotional needs apparently makes them a liberal, which is also irrational. And I have bled for my country on the battlefield, where I saw man's capacity for inhumanity to man on obscenely graphic display, so don't presume to lecture me about your superior insight into evil.
Articles to date indicate the 9/11 families are split. Some don't want the trial in New York; some do. That is to be expected for any highly emotional issue. But it's not a test of virtue. How to try the 9/11 conspirators is a legal and policy question, nothing more. Other countries routinely try major terrorists in normal court venues in major cities, so it's hardly unprecedented. Holder's judgment may be flawed in this case, but if so, he has simply made a mistake. It is not proof that he is evil, and decent human beings do not presume it as such.
Again, humility. It's the key to virtue itself. I have no problem assigning the label evil to the 9/11 conspirators; their intent was to do harm to innocent people. That is not Eric Holder's intent, and it is ignoble to imply he is evil for stepping up to the plate and making a tough call. He wouldn't be my choice for attorney general, but nobody made me God; I'll vote against the man who nominated him, but I won't do the damage to my own soul of spewing hate at either for the imaginary sin of disagreeing with me.
We're a strong country with much to be proud of. We're better than this. Real conservatives know that.
The only logical answer is that you're nuts. So every criminal jailed after being convicted of an indictment handed down by a grand jury must immediately be released because said grand jury was illegal, does that about sum it up?
What part of the Bill Of Rights are powers granted only to the people don't you understand?
All of it.
If you would defeat your enemy, you first have to know them. Eric Holder and Barak Obama are not actually hell bent on destroying this country. That is a cartoon image that serves only to angry up the blood and dull thought. They simply have a different perspective, one shared by many people who are also Americans. People who bled beside me on the battlefield. I don't share that perspective, but I fairly acknowledge it. And we won't defeat it if we expend our energy fighting a cartoon caricature of it. We'll simply become cartoons outrselves. That's what Orly Taitz and this Fitzgerald guy are, and some of the other posters here are correct—it only discredits conservatism.
In any walk of life—career, family, politics, education—giving in to blind anger, to the need for absolute vindication of one's own perspective, is a certain recipe for failure and regret.
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