The Pankian Metaphor 3108
That was for a specific action. If the US government had not done a fell swoop of foreigners like they did, people would unpleasant woman about that. I think people have forgotten that another immediate action was grounding all planes for weeks. It was a similar action. Why aren't you complaining that your human rights were violated because you couldn't get from here to there with the same degree of ease right after the attack?
I should delete that last one. It will probably be used as another Bush-bash datum.
The Pankian Metaphor 3109
John Ahlstrom Perhaps in theory, but perhaps not in practice. Some people in this group are even expressing views that say they do not expect this to apply. For example, in...
You are not stating this out loud. However, it is the effect of what you are saying. More importantly, the enemy will believe that this is a prevailing atbreastude and will have no restraint w.r.t. what they will do next.
I don't believe that anything Bush does is on a whim. What has been prevented will probably never be made public. If Western civilization and its records survive, our children's children's children may learn more details.
The Pankian Metaphor 3110
This is purely a concept of Western civilization. It does not exist in the ideology of our enemies. In fact, it is the goal to remove this...
Yet you seem to be advocating a direct attack on Saudi Arabia instead of next door where there was already a mess to clean up.
None of these actions would have been done if 9-11 had not happened. But it did happen and no wishful thinking will ever undo that destruction. The job now is to prevent more of the same, and greater, destruction.
The Pankian Metaphor 3111
The US requirement for machine readable pbuttports originally came into effect on 1 October 2003, but was postponed for some countries. It had appled to Belgium since May of...
It is my opinion that Bush has generally done smarter. He is doing it now even though the actions are 100% (according to media) unpopular. Just that fact (unpopular) implies he is correct.