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Warren Stupidity Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-01-06 02:17 PM
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23. We should bring the criminal murderers to justice.
Edited on Sat Apr-01-06 02:18 PM by Warren Stupidity
All of them. Senator Kerry, very briefly, attempted to reframe the entire issue during his campaign. He stated, and then retracted the novel concept that we ought to use police tactics and law enforcement tactics to go after criminal such as bin Laden. He flopped right away from that statement. Too bad as if he had more courage it might have been an opportunity to break through the cocoon of bullshit that has been spun for us.

The problem with a 'War On Terror' is that terror is a word, a concept, a tactic, not a nation, not an organization, not an entity with which one can wage war.

The Bush Cabal has used the language here, the phrase 'War On Terror' to then turn around and insist that they are above the law, that they have extraordinary powers, because 'we are at war', that they can discard international treaties, Constitution, and laws and do whatever they please in the name of this war. They further pronounce that this supposed war will last a very long time (the 'long struggle' they have called it.) Indeed, as there is no defined enemy to defeat, as it is a war against an abstraction, it can go on forever, it can be perpetual war.

The supposed War On Terror has not even managed to achieve what would be a legitimate goal: the bringing to justice of the alleged mastermind of the attack on 9-11. In fact, that effort, what ought to have been the primary focus of our efforts after the attack over four years ago, has never been of much importance to this administration. Instead they have used their phony war on the ill defined term 'terror' to go on their mission to conquer the middle east and establish their PNAC American Hegemony.

What are the conditions for victory? Who is the enemy? How will we know that victory in this fictitious war has been won, or that defeat is upon us?
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