A man meets with his psychiatrist. Every few seconds the man snaps his fingers. This goes on for a while and finally the doctor asks the man why he is snapping his fingers. The man says that it is to prevent the pink elephants from trampling them to death. The doctor says, "There are no pink elephants." The man says, "See? It works!"
We are all familier with 9/11 and the destruction of the World Trade Center. We have been told that it was the action of a huge terrorist organization. So what happened to it? Why have there been no other such attacks? Surely the success of the 9/11 attack should have brought a host of others in its wake. Our defense against terrorist attacks is laughable. Our vulnerabilities are legion.
The only reason I can come up with for the lack of another attack in all these years is that there is no such organization. That the whole idea of such an organization was a lie made up by the present Administration to justify their doing whatever they wanted to do. The result has been hundreds of billions of dollars wasted, thousands of innocent people killed, thousands of servicemen's lives ruined, and international embarassment for the U.S.
Our government would have us believe, like the man snapping his fingers, that their actions have prevented the attacks of terrorists. I find such a belief to be quite silly. The world has seen terrorists for thousands of years. Ireland is a prominent example. But the Irish have survived. Their nation has flourished. The vast majority of their people live good lives. But even at its worst, someone living in Ireland was in more danger from traffic than from terrorists.
We are not fighting a war on terror. That's just propaganda. That's just an excuse to take advantage of the citizens.