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jackster Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 06:30 AM
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As I sit here listening to the British officials explain the terrorist...
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threat, I am struck by how well spoken, intelligent, and on target they are. They make me feel safe, while the bumbling idiots and political hacks within our government not only make me ashamed but make me MORE frightened.

Anyone else notice this striking difference?
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  -As I sit here listening to the British officials explain the terrorist... jackster  Aug-10-06 06:30 AM   #0 
  - Most people do not mangle the English language the way  mtnester   Aug-10-06 06:31 AM   #1 
  - Come on now, we have the terror alert system...  Earth_First   Aug-10-06 06:32 AM   #2 
  - Don't let the British accents fool you  DoYouEverWonder   Aug-10-06 06:32 AM   #3 
  - Bingo  malaise   Aug-10-06 06:34 AM   #4 
  - So you think this is all lies?  cc488is   Aug-10-06 06:42 AM   #9 
  - All lies  malaise   Aug-10-06 06:46 AM   #12 
  - I just heard on WJ that EVERY Dem challenger has already been  sfexpat2000   Aug-10-06 06:48 AM   #14 
  - So when could something like  cc488is   Aug-10-06 06:49 AM   #15 
  - Since BushCo is now screwing up on average twice a day,  sfexpat2000   Aug-10-06 07:04 AM   #20 
  - That is true  Yupster   Aug-10-06 09:20 AM   #36 
  - Dupe - Self Delete  cc488is   Aug-10-06 06:50 AM   #16 
  - I don't believe a word of it either. All I can say about this is..  Blue State Native   Aug-10-06 07:16 AM   #25 
     - Good thing the  cc488is   Aug-10-06 07:17 AM   #26 
  - I don't call them lies - I call them campaign 2006 talking points!  Union Thug   Aug-10-06 07:42 AM   #31 
  - A smidgen of truth and a lot of Rovian fear tactic.  The Wielding Truth   Aug-10-06 12:42 PM   #38 
  - in other words the train bombs last year were a dream  adriennui   Aug-10-06 07:10 AM   #23 
     - Maybe they were  billyskank   Aug-10-06 07:19 AM   #28 
        - Granted, there have been some mistakes,  cc488is   Aug-10-06 07:21 AM   #29 
           - I *am* a Brit, and I'm suspending judgement for a while  billyskank   Aug-10-06 07:24 AM   #30 
              - As a Brit tell me  malaise   Aug-10-06 08:14 AM   #33 
                 - Not very much  billyskank   Aug-10-06 08:59 AM   #34 
  - come now....  jackster   Aug-10-06 06:37 AM   #6 
     - Well, the Brits do have a bit more experience  DoYouEverWonder   Aug-10-06 06:53 AM   #17 
        - Not really  cc488is   Aug-10-06 06:57 AM   #18 
  - the Brits certainly have more least with me they do!  tulsakatz   Aug-10-06 06:37 AM   #5 
  - I'm afraid if tables were turned and we were in the Brits place....  jackster   Aug-10-06 06:39 AM   #8 
     - bingo!  tulsakatz   Aug-10-06 06:43 AM   #10 
        - That's why we've had  cc488is   Aug-10-06 06:47 AM   #13 
        - You assume..........  LunaC   Aug-10-06 07:03 AM   #19 
        - That's a pile of crap  gaspee   Aug-10-06 07:05 AM   #21 
        - The answer to your question (below) is: "yes,  cc488is   Aug-10-06 07:07 AM   #22 
        - I don't buy this "planning takes time" meme...  TreasonousBastard   Aug-10-06 07:53 AM   #32 
        - who knows if they've been trying?  northzax   Aug-10-06 09:13 AM   #35 
        - And the jackasses in charge would have said  bluethruandthru   Aug-10-06 07:18 AM   #27 
           - I'm sure he wouldn't have imagined it.......  tulsakatz   Aug-10-06 11:17 AM   #37 
  - I don't trust the officials........  BooScout   Aug-10-06 06:38 AM   #7 
  - But the goal of our government appears to be just that  ayeshahaqqiqa   Aug-10-06 06:45 AM   #11 
  - As a Brit, I'm going to reserve judgement for a few months  billyskank   Aug-10-06 07:13 AM   #24 

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