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December 24, 2013

The Real War on Terror

Filed under: Uncategorized — baseball91 @ 6:43 AM

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The cost of freedom:  American presidents like to invoke patriotism in their speeches, reminding us of the lives that were spent to preserve the freedoms evoked in the United States Constitution.  September 2001 was nothing, compared to what transpired in the world in January 1919.     

 

It is unnerving to live in an age when a president and a Congress can pass The Patriot Act, quickly trading away freedom at a price of homeland security.  The passage of the act does not say much for the generations who have grown up on the age of television.  And there was little, if any, protest. 

 

Few Americans seem to know of the days of real terror that existed in Germany at the close of the War to end all Wars.  This was a time of real terror.  There had been a revolution in Russia

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  1. Comment by baseball91 — November 7, 2016 @ 8:34 PM | Reply


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