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  •  London bombings (none)
    I would love to see an analysis of the "war decreased the threat of terrorism" from before and after the London bombings. I wouldn't be surprised if it was a major tipping point.

    "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself." - FDR

    by Vitarai on Fri Aug 26, 2005 at 09:19:12 AM PDT

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    •  Because it hasn't happened here yet (none)
      ...that's the only reason that 20% who thinks we're "safer" exists.  

      They can still point to the fact that there hasn't been another 911.

      IMHO, that's the only reason we're not bombing Iran right now - the Bushco cabal can't reasonably "allow" even a "little" terrorist attack here to create a rally 'round your President fervor as after 911 - because it will very clearly come back at him, that HE hasn't kept America safe.  

      His loss in credibility with the American people is a very very good thing - it's keeping the neocons in some modicum of check.

      "Every violation of truth is not only a sort of suicide in the liar, but is a stab at the health of human society." -Ralph Waldo Emerson

      by hopesprings on Fri Aug 26, 2005 at 09:25:57 AM PDT

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      •  this also speaks to the lack (none)
        of any sense of "altruism" in the Hideous Americans crowd -- geez, as long as the terror attacks don't occur on US soil, as long as they're in Spain, London, Sharm el Shiek....stay the course...it's not our skin.

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