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<<5. I don't think we ever hijacked passenger planes and flew them into buildings in Pakistan, Afghanistan, or Saudi Arabia. I don't think we have terrorists in those countries plotting to kill thousands of innocent people. In fact, I remember we helped the Afghanis defend themselves against the Russians.>>

Including the same people we have now "Declared War" upon. Funny how this stuff comes home to roost. If Shrub's plane was at risk, it was from a Stinger the CIA gave to the “Freedom Fighters.”

Your fantasy world grows increasing unstable. The Taliban were not the rulers of Afghanistan when we were helping the Afghans resist the communist Russians.
Now they are. So they are certainly not the 'same people we have now "declared War" upon.' But you've never let simple facts get in the way of making ludicrous statements.

It seems obvious to me, and anyone else with two or more brain cells to rub together, that we have declared war on terrorists, not the people of Afghanistan. That's what Bush, Cheney, Powell, and everyone else has been saying. Do you have different information that we declared War on the people of Afghanistan rather than the terrorists who live there?

<<That means 'they' started it. But we'll finish it.>>

You wish.

Don't forget to dig two graves.

I'm happy to dig two or more graves for Osama Bin Laden and his terrorist crew. Personally.

I've also been to more than a few Irish wakes this weekend and seen more fresh graves this week than I thought I would see in the next 40 years. So far the death toll includes my old boss, a college classmate, and a neighbor who was only 26, among others. This is true for many of us who work/worked in the bond business in lower Manhattan.

But that does not weaken my resolve to wipe out the terrorists the way we exterminated smallpox. It only strengthens it.


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