"Arab" is wrong ... how about any "Islamic" people within states that sponsor these terrorists? If you don't know who THEY are by now, you're a liar or an idiot. It's Afghanastan, it's Iran, it's Iraq, it's Pakistan, it's West Bank Palistine, it's Yemen. There's a start for you. There's no great mystery here, it's about cowards hiding in the masses and being funded and logistically enabled by rogue states. It always has been, but we are too concerned with "collateral damage" to ever excise the cancer.
You can wait around for the next outrage MitchellC ... it'll probably be some kind of chemical or germ warfare. Then we can rack up 50 or 100 thousand deaths. Probably not enough for you Mitchell. My approach is blood lustful simple ... if we think 15 deadly dangerous-to-the-civilized-world terrorists individuals - let's say the architects of this outrage - are hiding within a city of 25,000 ... yeah, let's bomb the 25,000. To Allah. No problem for me. The 10,000 or more corpses buried under what used to be the WTC are FAR more blessed and innocent than those West Bank idiots dancing in the streets this afternoon. That's blood lust? Maybe it is. Life's a bitch that way, MitchellC.
MitchellC, I'm sure all Freepers are going to be happy that you are going to alert Bin Laden, the Hamas, the Hezbollah, the Taliban and the rest of the animals that YOU and YOUR family are happy to put yourselves in line for the next act of senseless butchery. Because you're so measured and concerned. The next attack could happen any day. Maybe tomorrow in YOUR town. I'm not willing to put my family, friends and nation in line ANY MORE.
First off, I think you drew a bit much from what little I said. If I said too little or seemed intentionally vague, then I apologize. For the record, I of course support action against whoever is responsible, and I'm not suggesting we should wait around with our thumbs up our tails until something else happens. What I'm taking issue with is your broad, sweeping declaration that "Arabs should die". On a public forum like this you have to be careful with your words and presentation, and though I know where you're coming from, calling for the death of a certain people group seems to me an entirely careless thing to do. I'm not pansying around pretending that the majority of the the Muslim world doesn't strongly dislike us and wishes us harm, or that most of the Muslim governments don't go soft on (or entirely back) terrorists like these, but we can't go around bombing everyone who simply hates us. Instead of overreacting and calling for the death of all Arabs or Muslims, we should seek out those directly responsible. If it turns out that such-and-such government is behind this, then toast 'em.
In other words, to sum up my blathering, it's not your call to action I took issue with. It's your wording.
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