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Eighteen Years Onward

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Posted By: ladydawgfan, 9/11/2019 12:22:35 PM

This year is the eighteenth anniversary of September 11th, when three thousand Americans died at the hands of Islamic terrorists. The comments made by some, and the lack of complete outrage suggests that many Americans have forgotten how they felt on that horrific day. People who need a reality check might listen to the song by Darryl Worley, “Have You Forgotten?”  “Have you forgotten how it felt that day  To see your homeland under fire

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I remember EVERYTHING about that day, where I was, what the weather is like, even what happened the next days afterward. I will NEVER forget, nor forgive!!

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Reply 1 - Posted by: momoftwinteens 9/11/2019 2:05:34 PM (No. 177294)
I can honestly say that one of the things I remember most regarding 9/11 is trying to explain to my two (then) 8-year old twins something I didn't understand myself. Especially since Daddy was in the Army National Guard at the time and they didn't understand what it meant that his unit had been put on alert. I did, oh yes, and trying to hide that fear from my children was almost impossible. I spent 8 years with the TSA, where my mantra became "not on my watch" and protecting the country to the best of my ability was something I took very carefully. This is why I have such a hard time with the constant jokes and insults directed towards the TSA. The flying public does not know them like I do and don't understand that their $10 bottle of lotion is NOT WORTH another plane flying into a building. People need to get over themselves if they think it is.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Heraclitus 9/11/2019 3:05:46 PM (No. 177334)
We, here, have not forgotten, as we continue to live in the reality of who attacked our Country, and why. If one loves one's Country, one can not forget. There's the problem with Democrats. There are exceptions. But in general, most vocal Democrats' emotional responses were shallow. It took very little time for them to turn their "patriotic" into vitriol against the President whom they never forgot to hate, even when they pretended to support the Commander in Chief. We hate, but we hate the evil which motivates the terrorists to torture, murder, slaughter. Dems need to redirect their irrational hatred to a rationally determined object, namely the movement which seeks their --and our-- destruction.
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