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Tyler Durden Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-11-07 08:50 AM
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11. OH but WE are worth SO MUCH MORE than the rest of the world.
Maybe it's about time we saw ourselves as everyone else sees us:

Self Centered, Self Important, Self Indulgent, and most of all: SELF DESTRUCTIVE.

Every day I am more thankful for having adopted the principles of Democratic Socialism while still in my teens. I wonder when everyone else will catch on.
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  -911: I will now speak heresy Tyler Durden  Oct-11-07 07:45 AM   #0 
  - I am sick and tired of the fear-mongering re: 9/11 too, read this:  FLDem5   Oct-11-07 07:49 AM   #1 
  - Absolutely right.  colorado_ufo   Oct-11-07 06:24 PM   #53 
  - What is heart wrenching is that 9-11 was a criminal act and wasn't treated  higher class   Oct-11-07 09:56 PM   #70 
  - Right after Bush said that he'd make sure that we got those responsible,  truedelphi   Oct-12-07 01:19 AM   #83 
  - We are now nothing but a bunch of well-armed, trigger-happy bedwetters n/t  eridani   Oct-11-07 11:32 PM   #77 
  - "USA's PET TRAGEDY" is how I have heard it described  bos1   Oct-12-07 04:49 AM   #91 
     - ouch.  FLDem5   Oct-12-07 07:05 AM   #102 
     - PERFECT.  Tyler Durden   Oct-12-07 08:38 AM   #116 
        - give me credit!  bos1   Oct-13-07 03:26 AM   #129 
  - The thing you just don't get is that 9/11 was THE reason for * & Co to SHRED the Constitution.  TheGoldenRule   Oct-11-07 09:44 PM   #68 
  - I did not say I WANTED another 9-11, I said I am willing to RISK another 9-11  FLDem5   Oct-12-07 07:06 AM   #103 
     - Amen.  f the letter   Oct-12-07 10:52 AM   #119 
  - No More Fear-Mongering!  Beartracks   Oct-11-07 11:41 PM   #78 
  - FLDem5 I am with you 100%  davekriss   Oct-12-07 08:26 AM   #113 
     - thanks.  FLDem5   Oct-12-07 11:23 AM   #121 
  - More than double that amount (3000) die every single frigging week from  Toots   Oct-11-07 07:49 AM   #2 
  - All the evidence of late says...  Tesha   Oct-11-07 07:56 AM   #4 
  - Terror???  Plucketeer   Oct-11-07 06:57 PM   #55 
     - shhhh... Blackwater is going to start out on the gangs. The ones they can't kill  Ghost in the Machine   Oct-11-07 07:20 PM   #56 
  - Since the day it occurred, I've thought that the best thing America could have done...  Tesha   Oct-11-07 07:53 AM   #3 
  - Best suggestion I've heard YET.  Tyler Durden   Oct-11-07 08:03 AM   #6 
  - I had sorta the same idea  VWolf   Oct-11-07 08:49 AM   #10 
  - I think Bush gets down on his knees and daily thanks GOD for 911.  Tyler Durden   Oct-11-07 08:52 AM   #12 
     - Oh, no doubt there nt  VWolf   Oct-11-07 09:21 AM   #26 
     - He'd have been a half termer  comtec   Oct-12-07 04:03 AM   #88 
     - Absolutely. As always, "who benefits from the crime?"  WritersBlock   Oct-13-07 07:11 AM   #137 
  - My immediate reaction was also to rebuild the WTC exactly as it was...  BrklynLib at work   Oct-12-07 07:51 AM   #108 
  - America's bed-wetting overreaction to 9/11 is ridiculous.  mwb970   Oct-11-07 08:00 AM   #5 
  - Why past time to move on !  Cybergata   Oct-11-07 08:11 PM   #60 
  - Conservatives are wimps, ultimately  dmesg   Oct-11-07 08:04 AM   #7 
  - I'm so tired of "King of the Hill" and "my dick's bigger than yours"  Tyler Durden   Oct-11-07 08:10 AM   #8 
  - Oh, man, I've been saying the same things in private for years! I applaud you for having the  sinkingfeeling   Oct-11-07 08:43 AM   #9 
  - OH but WE are worth SO MUCH MORE than the rest of the world.  Tyler Durden   Oct-11-07 08:50 AM   #11 
  - Heresy? Far from it!  VWolf   Oct-11-07 08:53 AM   #13 
  - I've gotten to the point where I don't CARE about the answers anymore.  Tyler Durden   Oct-11-07 08:56 AM   #15 
     - Well you should care  VWolf   Oct-11-07 09:27 AM   #29 
  - ANTHRAX WAS TERRORISM TOO!!  Beetwasher   Oct-11-07 08:55 AM   #14 
  - True, but diminished to the point of obscurity.  Tyler Durden   Oct-11-07 09:06 AM   #18 
  - Thank you.  BuyingThyme   Oct-11-07 08:57 AM   #16 
  - Attacks on women's health clinic and workers by those opposed to their operation  havocmom   Oct-11-07 09:00 AM   #17 
  - True, but my point is not making lists, but putting 911 in its proper perspective.  Tyler Durden   Oct-11-07 09:09 AM   #20 
  - Well said.  Terran   Oct-11-07 09:06 AM   #19 
  - Emphasis on the "jerk" in my book.  Tyler Durden   Oct-11-07 09:13 AM   #23 
  - I remember an interview with the widow of one of the men killed  Arkansas Granny   Oct-11-07 09:10 AM   #21 
  - "Most definitions of terrorism include only those acts which are intended to create fear or "terror"  CGowen   Oct-11-07 09:10 AM   #22 
  - Then our government has been carrying out acts of terrorism on us for over 5 years now n/t  rox63   Oct-11-07 08:22 PM   #61 
  - your post kicks butt. K&R. nt  raccoon   Oct-11-07 09:16 AM   #24 
  - The Power of Nightmares (BBC) is REQUIRED VIEWING here on DU.  The Stranger   Oct-11-07 09:17 AM   #25 
  - thanks for posting that.I'm watching it now  w8liftinglady   Oct-11-07 10:13 AM   #32 
  - lest not forget 911 led to Iraq war where over 3000 US soldiers  lovuian   Oct-11-07 09:24 AM   #27 
  - Well done  T.Ruth2power   Oct-11-07 09:25 AM   #28 
  - The real tragedy of 9/11  Baby Snooks   Oct-11-07 10:06 AM   #30 
  - that is profound & hits the nail right on the head  bpeale   Oct-11-07 10:28 AM   #34 
  - You're perfectly correct, of course. Dwelling on it is letting terrorists win.  redqueen   Oct-11-07 10:10 AM   #31 
  - I believe the fear and hate mongering that followed 9/11 was to ready us for the Iraq invasion.  KansDem   Oct-11-07 10:27 AM   #33 
  - our daily 5 minutes of hate, huh?  bpeale   Oct-11-07 10:29 AM   #35 
  - No, just reality...  KansDem   Oct-11-07 11:27 AM   #36 
  - Fair enough  Prophet 451   Oct-11-07 11:34 AM   #38 
  - I think I love you  Prophet 451   Oct-11-07 11:32 AM   #37 
  - It has aways amused me that "PRAVDA" means "OFFICIAL TRUTH"...  Tyler Durden   Oct-11-07 11:36 AM   #39 
  - Nah, we're just stubborn.  Prophet 451   Oct-11-07 11:45 AM   #43 
  - "pravda" is simply the Russian word for "truth"  Canuckistanian   Oct-11-07 01:49 PM   #46 
  - I've always seen 9/11 as an American "Kamikaze" event  Canuckistanian   Oct-11-07 01:44 PM   #44 
  - Yes, good analogy  Prophet 451   Oct-11-07 01:48 PM   #45 
  - Good post  fujiyama   Oct-11-07 08:47 PM   #65 
  - Oh, I'm a huge Pratchett fan n/t  Prophet 451   Oct-13-07 06:37 AM   #134 
  - Your post was great. Asking and answering why they  higher class   Oct-11-07 10:27 PM   #74 
     - More Pratchett  Prophet 451   Oct-13-07 07:00 AM   #135 
  - How about we treated this as it was  Pirate looks at 50   Oct-11-07 11:38 AM   #40 
  - Then you'll have to call me a heretic, too.  RevCheesehead   Oct-11-07 11:39 AM   #41 
  - drunk drivers are a MUCH bigger threat to our safety than terrorists.  QuestionAll   Oct-11-07 11:41 AM   #42 
  - "no money in it for the military-industrial complex" --DING DING DING, we have a winnah!  kath   Oct-11-07 11:50 PM   #79 
  - K/R. nt  cyberpj   Oct-11-07 01:57 PM   #47 
  - You put this in excellent prospective  libodem   Oct-11-07 02:37 PM   #48 
  - live in fear, die in fear  spanone   Oct-11-07 02:40 PM   #49 
  - I'd like to point out some things about the conspiratorial angle...  AntiFascist   Oct-11-07 02:51 PM   #50 
  - Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth now has 190 A&E professionals  petgoat   Oct-11-07 06:25 PM   #54 
     - What does the typical gravity-driven collapse of a 100-story building  Spinzonner   Oct-11-07 07:43 PM   #59 
        - Obviously that is an explosion, not a gravity-driven collapse.  petgoat   Oct-12-07 01:08 AM   #82 
           - Of course  Spinzonner   Oct-12-07 02:06 AM   #85 
              - Crushing a soda cracker illustrates the sequence of events  petgoat   Oct-12-07 02:16 AM   #86 
  - Ah, refreshing sanity. K&R. (nt)  Ignis   Oct-11-07 02:58 PM   #51 
  - 9/11 took out a few BUILDINGS. Katrina took out a CITY.  catzies   Oct-11-07 03:10 PM   #52 
  - It was a tragedy, not sort of a tragedy  adigal   Oct-11-07 07:29 PM   #57 
  - What has happened to your husband is an individual TRAVESTY.  Tyler Durden   Oct-11-07 08:36 PM   #62 
  - You're absolutely right.  yardwork   Oct-11-07 07:40 PM   #58 
  - And the Lusitania.  Tyler Durden   Oct-11-07 08:37 PM   #63 
     - And the Gulf of Tonkin  yardwork   Oct-12-07 03:21 PM   #125 
  - Those weren't the only three acts...  fujiyama   Oct-11-07 08:39 PM   #64 
  - During World War II, European cities suffered the equivalent of 10, 20, 30  Lydia Leftcoast   Oct-11-07 09:04 PM   #66 
  - Here, here!  xxqqqzme   Oct-11-07 09:32 PM   #67 
  - This thread is another sad reason why DU is mostly the fringe.  liberalsoldier5   Oct-11-07 09:54 PM   #69 
  - Actually, the comparison between 9/11 and bombing women's clinics is similar...  Solon   Oct-11-07 10:08 PM   #73 
  - Good points.  liberalsoldier5   Oct-11-07 10:33 PM   #75 
     - 9/11 was a tragedy on a world scale...  Solon   Oct-11-07 11:26 PM   #76 
        - Our ARROGANCE demands this be a "WORLD SCALE" Tragedy.  Tyler Durden   Oct-12-07 05:28 AM   #96 
           - I was thinking about the fact that up to 50+ nations lost citizens on that day...  Solon   Oct-12-07 07:43 AM   #106 
           - And how often do you hear that?  Tyler Durden   Oct-12-07 07:55 AM   #109 
              - Never, and that was the point of my post...  Solon   Oct-12-07 08:06 AM   #111 
                 - Actually, I'm agreeing with you.  Tyler Durden   Oct-12-07 08:15 AM   #112 
                    - I share in that rage, its okay...  Solon   Oct-12-07 08:31 AM   #114 
                       - Bush took used this opportunity to stage the world's biggest prick waving contest...  Tyler Durden   Oct-12-07 08:37 AM   #115 
                          - It is said that war is the result of a failure of diplomacy...  Solon   Oct-12-07 08:46 AM   #117 
                             - Bush and his family are perfect examples of "The New Elite."  Tyler Durden   Oct-12-07 08:59 AM   #118 
           - I'm not ashamed at all.  liberalsoldier5   Oct-12-07 01:19 PM   #124 
              - WHY would you feel more grief over the American victims?  baby_mouse   Oct-13-07 05:50 AM   #130 
  - bombast  datasuspect   Oct-12-07 07:11 AM   #104 
  - Thank you too.  Tyler Durden   Oct-12-07 07:58 AM   #110 
  - Agreed, and thanks for writing this....nt  DemGa   Oct-12-07 03:32 PM   #126 
  - Why do you think an absence of nationalism is equivalent to one world government? NT  baby_mouse   Oct-13-07 05:52 AM   #131 
  - Yes. TV news is a propaganda organ of the p-nac elites.  upi402   Oct-11-07 10:01 PM   #71 
  - I hear what you're saying...  NoGodsNoMasters   Oct-11-07 10:02 PM   #72 
  - Hey man -- let's let all the murderers and rapists and child molesters off the hook too, right?  JMDEM   Oct-12-07 12:15 AM   #80 
  - Oh give me a break.  Tyler Durden   Oct-12-07 05:20 AM   #93 
  - Your reply assumes that the Bushcists are not the guilty parties.  petgoat   Oct-12-07 06:22 PM   #128 
  - Better still, why not establish a 500 mile high monument commemorating EVERY EXECUTION.  baby_mouse   Oct-13-07 05:54 AM   #132 
  - You didn't die, so it's all good.  Truthiness Inspector   Oct-12-07 12:50 AM   #81 
  - I don't know WHERE I saw ANY of this as GOOD.  Tyler Durden   Oct-12-07 05:21 AM   #94 
  - So, because PNAC was able to pull off the greatest attack on the US, forgive the traitor Bush?  Major Hogwash   Oct-12-07 01:21 AM   #84 
  - I didn't say that EITHER.  Tyler Durden   Oct-12-07 05:23 AM   #95 
  - not the best writing...  obxhead   Oct-12-07 02:42 AM   #87 
  - Thank you (I think.)  Tyler Durden   Oct-12-07 05:38 AM   #97 
  - It is the neocon goal as outlined in PNAC that they want the world population  whistle   Oct-12-07 04:04 AM   #89 
  - this is news to me. link? nt  bos1   Oct-12-07 04:47 AM   #90 
  - The Iraq War has damaged us more than the attacks of 9/11  Roland99   Oct-12-07 05:06 AM   #92 
  - You want to care for the living? How about New Orleans?  Swamp Rat   Oct-12-07 05:41 AM   #98 
  - You couldn't be more right, and could not agree with you more.  Tyler Durden   Oct-12-07 05:46 AM   #99 
  - Can Rudy still count on you for your vote?  vssmith   Oct-12-07 05:57 AM   #100 
  - HA HA. VERY funny.  Tyler Durden   Oct-12-07 06:21 AM   #101 
  - "Let's remember the dead, but let us care for the LIVING: there is more profit in it."  MethuenProgressive   Oct-12-07 07:19 AM   #105 
  - So true. As long as we allow the likes of BushCo, Ghouliani and the others of their ilk to milk  BrklynLib at work   Oct-12-07 07:49 AM   #107 
  - agree w/the spirit of the OP, but 9-11 was more than a tragedy "of a sort"  npincus   Oct-12-07 11:05 AM   #120 
  - Of a sort refers to the personal tragedy felt by New Yorkers...  Tyler Durden   Oct-12-07 11:50 AM   #122 
     - I agree. Lives were 'forever changed' because Bush had so much invested  renie408   Oct-13-07 07:20 AM   #138 
        - we are in total agreement.  Tyler Durden   Oct-13-07 09:57 PM   #139 
           - That's why Truthists are pushing to expose the lies and take the issue away from them. nt  petgoat   Oct-14-07 01:16 PM   #140 
  - 16,037 people were murdered in the U.S. in 2001.  LWolf   Oct-12-07 12:17 PM   #123 
  - Hello, you've missed your own point-  MrMickeysMom   Oct-12-07 03:42 PM   #127 
  - The only thing I fear about 9/11 was that the Bush Crime Family did it!  B Calm   Oct-13-07 06:21 AM   #133 
  - I remember that on 9/11, a guy was driving his pickup to work and was killed on a state highway...  renie408   Oct-13-07 07:04 AM   #136 
 

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