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Old 11-14-2007, 01:50 PM   #21
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Let's see...

No terrorist attacks on U.S. soil in over 6 years...
Uh... except for all those envelopes full of anthrax. 5 people died. Or are we supposed to forget about that little episode?

And how come Timothy McVeigh was a "terrorist," but Seung-Hui Cho (Virginia Tech shootings) wasn't? Kinda convenient, wouldn't you say?

It's pretty easy to claim "no terrorist attacks" if you redefine "terrorist" to suit your agenda. Unruly passenger gets drunk on a plane? Charge him under the terrorist statutes. Disgruntled teen retaliates against an establishment that refuses to accept him, killing 32 people? Not terrorism.

Suuuuuuure.
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Old 11-14-2007, 01:52 PM   #22
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So........the 93 World Trade Bombing wasn't a terrorist attack? It really didn't happen? Wow..........
Not to mention the Oklahoma City bombing (1995).
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Old 11-14-2007, 01:53 PM   #23
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Technically, and legally, all embassies are also the soil of the country occupying them. So our embassies in Africa that were bombed in 1998 were also American soil.
I believe U.S. Warships docked in port are considered sovereign American soil. Hence, attack on USS Cole October 2000 happened on Clintons watch also.

"We will do whatever it takes, for as long as it takes, to find those who killed our sailors and hold them accountable." --President Clinton, October 14, 2000
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Old 11-14-2007, 02:09 PM   #24
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And how come Timothy McVeigh was a "terrorist," but Seung-Hui Cho (Virginia Tech shootings) wasn't? Kinda convenient, wouldn't you say?...
Disgruntled teen retaliates against an establishment that refuses to accept him, killing 32 people? Not terrorism.
A single teen lashing out against an establishment is not terrorism. It is a crime, although probably caused by a mental issue. Terrorism has a very cut and dry definition involving causing terror with the aim to force a change for political or ideological reasons.
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Old 11-14-2007, 04:52 PM   #25
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Face it lets-retire, your hero Bush is the worst President ever...............

Tony Blair, since disgraced, and the Australian PM John Howard, about to be totally destroyed, and a handful of nobodies, along with the American public were the only ones fooled by the born-again nutjob.

Canadians have known Bush was a featherwight from the getgo.

What a complete and utter disaster for our American cousins.
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Old 11-14-2007, 06:55 PM   #26
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Face it lets-retire, your hero Bush is the worst President ever...............

Tony Blair, since disgraced, and the Australian PM John Howard, about to be totally destroyed, and a handful of nobodies, along with the American public were the only ones fooled by the born-again nutjob.

Canadians have known Bush was a featherwight from the getgo.

What a complete and utter disaster for our American cousins.
I'll disregard the obvious attempts to bait me into an arguement in your post to simply ask, what does your post have to do with the discussion at hand?
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our American cousins.


While I'm genuinely fond of most of the world's citizens, somehow the thought of being your cousin, Zipper, is not appealing. Please limit your generalizations.
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