Just get over it.

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    Nothing we do will keep us totally safe from terrorists.
    So just get over the false outrage.
     
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    What about real outrage?
    Should I get over that also?
     
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    Nothing will guarantee that you won't die in a fire tonight, either, but the odds of that are significantly reduced if you ensure that your wiring and heating is reasonably safe, you put a screen across your fireplace, you don't leave the burner on under a pan of grease, and you extinguish the candles before heading to bed.

    Should I not be concerned about fire?

    Every drunk pulled off the road increases the odds that you won't be obliterated by a crazed drunk driver.

    Should I just shrug and consider drunk drivers as normal and acceptable?

    Every serial killer arrested, convicted, and imprisoned reduces the chances that you'll be his next victim.

    Should I not care whether a serial killer is permitted to carry out his deadly compulsions?

    If terrorists are inevitable, are you suggesting that we should learn to love and tolerate them in our midst?
     
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    I am all for remaining sensible and not just running policy from hysterics. (Full body scans.. how stupid!) but these people who do these evil deeds need to understand our desire for catharsis when they do evil to us.

    Ok, so their behavior is an outrage, so I am outraged. Then I serve revenge on their sick asses... cold.
     
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    Where did I imply that in my post?

    But take it to the absurd extreme to make you point :beer:
     
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    We can not prevent all terrorists attacks.
    We MIGHT be able to cut down on them if DHS was looking in the right places at the right people instead of focusing on dammit janet's boogey men, the 50+ white christain men who are military vetrens.
    How about dumping her and getting a dhs leader that will look for the terrorists where there are actually terrorists.
    never stop them all though
     
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    I also got the impression you were advocating apathy.
     
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    Are you a Lib?

    I always say that if your enemies want to be served up as dinner you should just pass them the salt.
     
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    when you run arround fear ladened like the last admin wanted us to be (except for shopping) then you give them what htey want.

    When you calculate the risk, use your brains to reduce the risk and go about yout life as if they dont effect you then they lose.

    Cheney wants to help them by claiming we are all unsafe because Obama has a D after his name he is inviting them to attack us.

    He is waving a white flag saying "WE ARE VULNREABLE AND AFFRAID, please strike now".
     
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    I am me. A bit of lib, a bit of true fiscal conservative and a bit confused.
    I am not saying we should not try and eliminate terrorism on our lands. And to keep improving the system.

    However we will never totally eliminate it.

    so we need to quit showing or weakness and division to the world and just fix what did not work the last time.
     

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