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Deja Q Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-04-05 08:20 AM
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If there's another terrorist attack, how will people respond?
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After 9/11:

People donated money to causes like the United Way - you know, the one who spirited the money and ran.

All sorts of degenerate two-bit companies sold napkins, coins, certificates, "commemorating" the atrocity - one even sold pieces of the steel wreckage that was the builing. Nevermind those stupid plastic car flag things, made in China, that were flimsy and other cars honked at you maliciously if you displayed one but had bumper stickers on your car that clearly proved you're a leftie?

Lots of cops and firemen helped save lives.

But that was then.

Since then:

! Bush has cut funding for all sorts of police programs. Are we prepared?

! Bush has cut funding for all sorts of state programs, forcing states, counties, and cities to cut jobs - many of them chopping police and firemen. Are we prepared?

! Nothing of substance has been done at airports because news stations still gloat over their "special investigations" showing that security is half-baked.

! Reports of nuke and water facilities being open targets.

! People feeling more and more cynical and apathetic.


In the event of another terrorist attack, will our cities and people be so able, or even helpful? Will they have the resources? Will they even donate, given the disgusting greed-lust exhibition that many of those salvation-type companies had displayed? Will they even care?

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