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Response to HiPointDem (Reply #39)

Fri May 24, 2013, 04:10 PM

40. Where did you get that?

I said that our government failed to protect "us." "Us" includes me. Did you think I meant that I was a member of the Israeli Olympic team?

I also said that I personally would start the blame with Reagan, not Carter. I just would not debate the point if someone wanted to lump Carter in with Reagan, Clinton and the Bushes.

I said the trail (or terrorist attacks) started there (at the 1972 Olympics).

That attack was a major terrorist attack, the first (that I know of) of many terrorist attacks that followed. It should not take a rocket scientist to figure that Middle Eastern extremists attacking Israel might have a grudge against us, too.

Some of the terrorist attacks that followed were on the US, like the U.S. Cole and the World Trade Center (1993), some including citizens of many countries, like the cruise ship that was hijacked. (Sorry, the name of that ship escapes me at the moment.)

At some point after 1972, but before 911, it might have made sense to beef up security, like restricting access to the pilots' cabin in a airplane. And I don't mean only at some point in Stupid's first 8 months in office.

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