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Javaman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-04-10 08:26 AM
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50. as soon as the patriot act was passed, they won.
the chicken littles and fear mongerers in our government helped them.
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  -well I will say it, the TERRORISTS have won nadinbrzezinski  Jan-03-10 11:08 PM   #0 
  - Screw that.  Lost-in-FL   Jan-03-10 11:10 PM   #1 
  - Read around here  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-03-10 11:11 PM   #2 
     - I know.  Lost-in-FL   Jan-03-10 11:13 PM   #4 
        - i fear this is now the permament status of the country  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-03-10 11:15 PM   #5 
           - +1, nt  Lost-in-FL   Jan-03-10 11:21 PM   #11 
  - Yawn...welcome to the real world  anigbrowl   Jan-03-10 11:12 PM   #3 
  - no, no worse in most places than here.  Hannah Bell   Jan-04-10 12:40 AM   #36 
  - I, too, will only fly when absolutely neccessary.  Terra Alta   Jan-03-10 11:15 PM   #6 
  - I forfeit to the terrorists. Our society isn't really worth fighting for...  Romulox   Jan-03-10 11:17 PM   #7 
  - agreed. they kicked our fearful little asses. and they just keep doing it. nt  seabeyond   Jan-03-10 11:17 PM   #8 
  - And sadly people don't seem to realize  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-03-10 11:20 PM   #9 
     - better to kill them over there.... nsa spying, torture... we have done it in a lot of different  seabeyond   Jan-03-10 11:25 PM   #13 
     - It is also how differently things were managed  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-03-10 11:27 PM   #14 
     - i hate to tell you this but it is different, hijackings in the past meant a trip to somewhere sunny  vadawg   Jan-03-10 11:30 PM   #16 
        - you really dont hate to tell me this, now do you. and no, not sunny place, a little longer vacation  seabeyond   Jan-04-10 12:28 AM   #33 
        - well as i answered your specific point about hijackings, you do realise that in the old days  vadawg   Jan-04-10 01:11 AM   #43 
           - mmmm. the chemical bomb in underpants would have made it thru. illusion of safety. nt  seabeyond   Jan-04-10 08:11 AM   #49 
        - Why not?  notesdev   Jan-04-10 05:55 AM   #47 
     - yeah right, nothing was different in the UK due to the bombings  vadawg   Jan-03-10 11:27 PM   #15 
     - not to mention the UK has amongst the most extensive surveillance societies in the free world  paulsby   Jan-04-10 12:21 AM   #32 
        - yup especially when it comes to counter terror operations, and the people are happy with it that way  vadawg   Jan-04-10 01:13 AM   #44 
     - I think things could be better but there seems to be  Lost-in-FL   Jan-03-10 11:37 PM   #23 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-03-10 11:20 PM   #10 
  - Go on a flight, try international, on the way in to the US  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-03-10 11:23 PM   #12 
     - I've generally found security when flying to the US from abroad to be *less* stringent...  Cessna Invesco Palin   Jan-03-10 11:32 PM   #18 
        - That is because the shoes are a mommy device  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-03-10 11:37 PM   #22 
        - You're not making a damn bit of sense. n/t  Cessna Invesco Palin   Jan-03-10 11:41 PM   #25 
        - I thought UK was pretty rigorous (Heathrow), a tad more than the US.  Lost-in-FL   Jan-03-10 11:46 PM   #26 
           - Heathrow used to do a second check at the gate for US-bound flights.  Cessna Invesco Palin   Jan-04-10 01:21 AM   #45 
  - I went on a flight yesterday.  Cessna Invesco Palin   Jan-03-10 11:30 PM   #17 
  - You then few domestic  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-03-10 11:34 PM   #19 
  - Where were you flying from?  Cessna Invesco Palin   Jan-03-10 11:35 PM   #20 
     - Mexico City  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-03-10 11:37 PM   #24 
  - lol ive always went with the rule that if im alive then the terrorists are not winning  vadawg   Jan-03-10 11:35 PM   #21 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-03-10 11:49 PM   #27 
  - I wonder how long it will be before  waiting for hope   Jan-03-10 11:51 PM   #28 
  - Oh No!1!!1  Frank Booth   Jan-04-10 12:01 AM   #29 
  - im more worried they will see my size 48 something else ;)  vadawg   Jan-04-10 12:04 AM   #30 
  - If they want to see my 14 waist the more power to them  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-04-10 12:04 AM   #31 
  - Inconvenient airport security means the terrorists have won?  LostInAnomie   Jan-04-10 12:32 AM   #34 
  - No the mass surrender of rights  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-04-10 12:38 AM   #35 
  - If you'll pardon the pun: Americans have been too flighty for too long as it is...  bridgit   Jan-04-10 12:42 AM   #37 
  - The neocons have won.  CJCRANE   Jan-04-10 12:45 AM   #38 
  - Having read quite a bit on "the terrorists" they are the other side  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-04-10 12:47 AM   #39 
  - That's true, they did play a part. Irving Kristol and his lot felt Americans were too soft and silly  bridgit   Jan-04-10 01:07 AM   #42 
  - I figured that out February 11th 2003,  Sen. Walter Sobchak   Jan-04-10 12:49 AM   #40 
  - Best YouTube Video Ever, the TSA could use this as a training video  Sen. Walter Sobchak   Jan-04-10 12:52 AM   #41 
  - omg  Incitatus   Jan-04-10 01:32 AM   #46 
  - Oh that was just fucking awesome!  MindPilot   Jan-04-10 08:40 AM   #51 
  - WOW ! Just wow.  Morning Dew   Jan-04-10 09:10 AM   #55 
  - And the chickenshit crybabies have won.  alarimer   Jan-04-10 08:06 AM   #48 
  - as soon as the patriot act was passed, they won.  Javaman   Jan-04-10 08:26 AM   #50 
  - I agree. They won a long time ago.  MindPilot   Jan-04-10 08:46 AM   #52 
  - In a sense, the terrorists did win.  Morning Dew   Jan-04-10 08:50 AM   #53 
  - we are the terrorists, we did this to ourselves  Mari333   Jan-04-10 08:51 AM   #54 
  - US border guards now search vehicles _entering_ Mexico.  MindPilot   Jan-04-10 09:11 AM   #56 
  - Well on the border...  bloomington67   Jan-04-10 09:24 AM   #57 
  - Yeah I understand. Welcome to DU!  MindPilot   Jan-04-10 09:48 AM   #58 
  - And Americans are not known for corruption either  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-04-10 11:40 AM   #60 
  - this is scary..why do they care if we leave?!  krabigirl   Jan-04-10 02:35 PM   #66 
     - As I said above  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-04-10 02:44 PM   #71 
  - Better question -  malaise   Jan-04-10 09:49 AM   #59 
  - And they stand on both sides of the law  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-04-10 11:42 AM   #61 
  - The "War(s) on Terror" are a monumental flop.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Jan-04-10 11:45 AM   #62 
  - Oh, so THAT's what they wanted.  Igel   Jan-04-10 12:43 PM   #63 
  - HAHAHAHAHA +1  LynneSin   Jan-04-10 02:41 PM   #70 
  - I'm not so sure  MadrasT   Jan-04-10 01:57 PM   #64 
  - Rapidscan might change your views  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-04-10 02:39 PM   #68 
  - Actually, the people in power have won..they havelong wanted a police state here.  krabigirl   Jan-04-10 02:30 PM   #65 
  - The rabit hole will expand to other aspects of your life  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-04-10 02:39 PM   #69 
  - I wonder if health insurance co's trained these terrorists  KillCapitalism   Jan-04-10 02:36 PM   #67 

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