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Old 03-27-2009, 05:15 AM   #361
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If you look at the pearl harbor attack by the Japanesse Navy & Air forces the president at the time had allowed!! the attack to take place. the national intelligence group knew the japan was going to attack Pearl. they were not sure of the dates they were syre of the coming attack.
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Old 03-27-2009, 05:37 AM   #362
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Meh.

I've heard all those theories. Don't buy it.

It has all the same problems that most conspiracy theories have... mainly that you take a fairly simple premise (that there are people in the world that don't like the US, and a dozen of them hijacked some planes and attacked us with them, and in our arrogance we missed the clues that would have allowed us to prevent it) and replaces it with a far, FAR more complicated one that involves American government and military hatching an amazingly intricate plan and thousands of people (including the entire press) keeping silent all this time and being involved in elaborate cover-up.

But mainly: I refuse to believe the Bush administration (which proved itself almost totally incompetent in every other regard for 8 years) was at all capable of pulling off such a plan.


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Old 09-11-2009, 06:22 AM   #363
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Yearly 9/11 bump.

8 years already. Hard to believe...


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Old 09-11-2010, 10:32 AM   #364
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Another year.

9, in total.


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Old 09-11-2010, 11:55 AM   #365
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Can't believe it's been that long...
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Old 09-11-2010, 05:16 PM   #366
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That day is when I went from considering joining the military after finishing up college, to being dead certain.

RIP all that died, both in the attack, and all that has followed it.



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Old 05-02-2011, 12:01 AM   #367
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5-1-11

Osama Bin Laden declared dead.

Finally, the feeling that some sense of justice has occurred.


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Old 05-02-2011, 03:05 AM   #368
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Now to do the same to any others planning something similar.



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Old 05-03-2011, 02:02 AM   #369
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Old 09-11-2011, 04:19 PM   #370
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10 years.


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Old 09-12-2011, 07:03 PM   #371
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10 years, and the rights that were taken from the American people in the name of "National Security" have yet to be returned.

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Old 09-11-2012, 10:18 AM   #372
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Here we are again.

It seems like a different world now.

Hopefully that's a good thing...


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Old 09-11-2012, 10:38 AM   #373
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Yeah...but I don't think it is. At least we haven't had another incident of this magnitude, though.
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Old 09-11-2012, 12:13 PM   #374
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Too bad we had an incompetent president that allowed the incident of such magnitude in the first place, and then pissed away trillions of dollars in wars of retaliation for said attacks.


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Old 09-11-2012, 12:20 PM   #375
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yeah right k_k. al gore would've blown it on global warming, john kerry would've blown it on stupid **** too.


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Old 09-12-2012, 01:53 AM   #376
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R15, your statement is complete Hyperbole. And is exactly the thing I wish politicians would avoid these days when campaigning.


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Old 09-11-2013, 08:52 AM   #377
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Here we are again.

Another year... Another President... Another military buildup against targets in the Middle East...

The more things change, the more they stay the same.


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Old 08-08-2014, 09:20 PM   #378
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You know, as this approaches again, I'm still ashamed of how my thirteen year old mind was filled with so much anger.


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Old 08-08-2014, 09:49 PM   #379
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As with most things in life: "If I only knew then what I know now..."


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Old 08-10-2014, 02:42 AM   #380
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A lot of things went through my mind that day. I did consider re-enlisting, but it actually occurred to me, on 9/11, that the president would mis-use the righteous anger at his disposal to invade Iraq, even though that country was obviously innocent of the attacks. America was by then dumbed-down enough that we would actually buy it! I had no desire to be a part of that misadventure. I saw, like a horrible daydream, that we would get in way too far because of it and bleed off our nation's resources and willpower...and that someday we would be surrounded by our enemies, and public opinion would be so against what we had done before that we would be almost unable to defend ourselves. At that point other countries begin long range bombing of the US.

Only the latter part hasn't come true yet. YET. Look sharp, lads.


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Old 08-10-2014, 02:15 PM   #381
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Begin long-range bombing with what?
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Old 08-10-2014, 02:36 PM   #382
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Arrow *Falling bomb whistle noise*

Bombs.



Hell, I don't know. If the Chinese, Russians or whoever decided the world would be better off without the Great Satan's influence, an anonymously delivered* EMP in the upper atmosphere would knock us back a step or two...

* Like a Boeing 777 'cargo' plane bought on the black market, for example.


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Old 09-11-2014, 10:46 AM   #383
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9/11/2014

Here we all are again. How much has changed in the world?


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Old 09-11-2014, 11:28 AM   #384
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Well, it's back to war in the Middle East again, so...not that.
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Old 09-11-2014, 01:52 PM   #385
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I still hate that I was so blinded with rage that condoned the deaths of countless civilians. I suppose the one good thing about this is that I was just thirteen and not older and holding these views.

Also, good Lord, my grammar and argumentative skills were just atrocious.

I really wish we could 'round up everyone in this thread to see what they feel looking back on this.


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Old 09-11-2014, 03:03 PM   #386
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Happy nine eleven, infidels!

*(Captures an ISIS leader, puts him in an orange jumpsuit out in the desert, makes him kneel before the video camera and hits him in the head with bacon.)*



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