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Posted: Saturday, December 5, 2009 12:00 am

There are two reasons why Barack Obama will not call the Fort Hood Massacre an act of terrorism: He has forbidden the use of the term, and the shrink was not wearing a body bomb. Right.

J. Norman Sayles

Lodi

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6 comments:

  • posted at 11:17 am on Sun, Dec 6, 2009.

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    jbhiker. I rarely agree with you but all crime IS terrorism....designed to terrorize the victim, just like there are no love crimes. ALL crime is based on hate. All crime is crime.

     
  • posted at 3:42 pm on Sat, Dec 5, 2009.

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    The definition of treason: betrayal of country: a violation of the allegiance owed by somebody to his or her own country, e.g. by aiding an enemy.- treachery: betrayal or disloyalty- act of betrayal: an act of betrayal or disloyaltyHe pledged to honor and defend our country and pledged allegiance to our flag as a United States soldier. He not only betrayed every single one of his fellow soldiers, at home and abroad, but he betrayed our country as well. He should be charged with 33 counts of treason instead of murder and executed as a traitor.

     
  • posted at 1:21 pm on Sat, Dec 5, 2009.

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    ALL crime is Terrorism. When will we learn this?

     
  • posted at 5:51 am on Sat, Dec 5, 2009.

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    Thank you, Mr. Sayles. I have been saying this to people since day 1. If Hasan would have walked in the room with a bomb strapped to him, yelling 'Allah Akbar' and BLEW up the place, killing 13 and injuring dozens others, there would be little doubt that it was terrorism. However, the fact that he used a GUN instead of a BOMB, (and again, yelled 'Allah Akbar' and SHOT up the place, killing 13 and injuring dozens of others), some how changes terrorism to a terrible tragedy where some crazy guy murdered people. How does that make any sense? Since when was terrorism defined by the type of weapon that the TERRORIST uses?

     
  • posted at 1:51 am on Sat, Dec 5, 2009.

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    come on tosh, that is profiling and we all know that a 80 year old white grandma in a wheel chair is just as likely to be a terrorist as an 15-25 year old middleastern male who is chanting Allah Akbar while wearing a green headband and bulky clothing. That is the type of stupidly that is destroying this country and it currently resides in the WH

     
  • posted at 1:24 am on Sat, Dec 5, 2009.

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    The military needs to have commanding officers comb thru their muslim troops and pull anyone who is not 100% faithful the the United States of America. Hasan should have been given a cheap watch or pen set and shown the door years ago.

     

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