Why weren't the "dots connected" before September 9/11 and other terrorist attacks?
How have these types of terrorist attacks changed or affected your way of life or thinking? My husband and I are more cautious of our surroundings.
911 confirmed my belief that the US politicians didn't learn anything from the Attack on Pearl Harbor. It has affected my thinking that the government is only reactive and not proactive.
I don't think that the government has learned anything to protect us from another 911. They might have learned something if they would have taken Osama Bin Laden alive rather than summarily execute him. imho
During 911, there wasn't a single defensive action against terrorists didn't maybe spent thousands on a successful attack, while we spend Trillions on defense. A defense that failed.
I am reluctant to fly anywhere, if I can I drive.
Homeland Security worsens my feelings of safety instead of making me feel more safe. Another layer of govt doesn't seem better.
Before 911, I and probably the rest of the country thought that the Trillions of dollars we give to keep our military and other agencies to protect us and the country were keeping us safe, even though the rest of the world was in turmoil.
Now 15 years later, I have the opposite feeling about those trillions. I don't feel any safer. The government has always been reactive, while the terrorists have been creative and patient. So, while the government tries to mend the security holes used in 911, who knows where the terrorists are going to attack, or what method they will use this time.
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I truly understand where you're coming from brad. Trust me you are in good company when you say you don't fee anyl safer after 9/11. Even with all the advanced sophisticated technology terrorist attacks are still plaguing different parts of world.
I agree, technology doesn't seem to help with the 3rd world terrorists.
Brad lol! You would think that with all our advanced technology and military might we would be able to halt "3rd world" terrorists who are very limited in the "technology" department. It seems like they've outsmarted the "big/top guns".
19 terrorists for the price of their one way airline tickets took out 4 buildings over 3ooo lives. While we have spent trillions since the attack on pearl harbor to protect our country. Technology is not a good replacement for human int
So very true! Never looked at it that way. You have made some valid points. Thank you for your well thought out insights. I'm yearning for a world where senseless terrorist acts will be a thing of the past and not come up into the hearts of men.
by Ralph Deeds 8 years ago
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by The stallion 24 months ago
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by Deforest 5 years ago
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by Lince 15 months ago
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by shinujohn2008 9 years ago
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by Deforest 4 years ago
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