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September 9, 2011

Tenth anniversary of 9/11

Pella — To the editor,

The tenth anniversary of 9/11 brings with it a need for serious reflection. Because we live in an insane politically correct world, I feel the need to make two disclaimers: (1) I am not a right-wing racist...I judge everyone by character and behavior...not skin color. If you overlook or forgive behavior based on skin tone...that would make you the racist. (2) I am not a right-wing Christian radical. I’m an agnostic and believe all religions are flawed but wish none...harm. If you see me as an “infidel”...who needs to either convert...or die...I see you as an enemy that needs to be contained...or destroyed.

Last week I read of a survey that happily claimed that the number of American Muslims who believe that suicide bombing is perfectly OKay...is “down to just 9%” (that adds up to almost 300,000 potential suicide bombers...living in the U.S.). I wondered how the mainstream media would have handled that story...had it been about Christians. Obama would have declared a National Emergency...all churches would have been padlocked...all ministers and priests would have been detained and heavily questioned...and all those known to be of Christian faith would have been put on an FBI watch-list...and I would have approved. (American media and politicians shamelessly and openly fear those of Muslim faith!)

This week we learned that the U.K.’s Tony Blair negotiated the release of Lockerbie bomber Megrahi....due to Gaddafi’s threats of a “holy war” if this beast was allowed to die in Scotland. (In the name of tolerance and diversity...and the reality of gutless fear...Europe is on the edge of becoming one big Muslim country.)

We see what some naive fools call an “Arab Spring” taking over the entire Middle-East...and being lead by the Muslim Brotherhood. Their brand of “democracy” will be amazingly simple...radical Islam...or death. (The complete destruction of Israel will be their first task...we will be their second.) Asia already sees a huge and very active (violent) Muslim population.

Ten years after 9/11 and our politicians and media still refuse to admit...out of overt fear...the realities that we face. Our history of grave problems...did not end in New York City...one decade ago.

Ed Dursky

Ottumwa

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