We Need To Remember
We need to remember the 9/11 attack on our country. Not just because of the 2,982 men, women and children whose life's were cut short, but we should also remember how vulnerable we are.
We as a people have become to complacent. We think we are safe in our country that no one would dare attack us because we have a strong economy, a strong military.
Well it may have been true once. But times change.
Our economy is too dependent on foreign trade, our country does not produce enough food, or goods here to support the ever growing number of people flooding into our country.
Our government budget is out of control. Too many Americans think it is their right to sponge off the hard work of working people. But that is a subject for another time.
The military now is too dependent on computers and technology. Not to mention that our military has been scattered to the four corners of the planet, instead of being at home protecting our shores.
Much of our time would be better spent re learning the skills of our grandparents than checking Facebook for the latest gossip or Instagram for the newest selfie from our friends.
Just A Thought.
United WE Are Strong
What has Happened to our country?
I'll tell you my opinion.
Today is a sad,sad day for All Americans. The 10 year Anniversary of the attack on our country. My heart
aches at all the families who lost a loved one to the senseless attack against our Country.
Senseless, Because it should not have Happened. We as Americans, are all responsible.
We have grown complaint, with our comfortable lifestyle. Internet when ever you want cell phones, food on
demand,(thanks to the microwave). Don't get me wrong, I enjoy those things,also. But,
I also think, that if we had the necessary security measures in place 10 years ago. September 11 might
never have happened. Because of our open door policy, trust everyone, We would not wan to offend everyone
traveling to our United States by asking them to submit to security checkpoints when they arrive at our
This country was the only country, who did not make a routine of searching people,checking baggage,
checking id's. When you visit other countries, a lot of them have always made it a serious matter, to be
suspicious of people entering their country. Some countries, even have a military presence or security
force at their airports.
So why didn't we? Because of greed.
Because of Greed. We lost 2,977 of our family and friends to this tragedy. SENSELESS. I did not include the
19 hijackers that died. Why should I? Their country, think of them as heroes, not terrorists.
And this may offend a lot of people, but I don't care. It is what I think, and at this time, we are still
a free country. At least in the minds of most Americans.
But it is my opinion that we have let them win. Yes, they were successful in their attack on the United
City of Smoke
Why do I say that?
Over 200,000 troops have been deployed over the past ten years, at great expense to this country.
According to WIKI, As of May 28, 2010, there were 4,404 dead and 31,827 wounded in action (WIA).
I can understand the first wave of attacks, America needed to show Iraq a response to their attack, but it
should have ended there, with a WARNING! DO NOT ATTACK THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA!
I know we have a policy of helping other countries become independent, but at what cost to us. Our troops
need to be at home protecting our borders. Money that this country needs to operate on a day to day basis,
is being used in the religious war of another country.
It has been my belief, that you need to teach people to do for themselves. Is that not the way we raise
our own children. To think for themselves, to learn to handle problems, to learn to make money and how to
How long do we have cut off the needs of our own citizens? So that we can hold the hands of a foreign
country and lead them down the road.
"Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime."
I have the utmost respect for all of our military, I have friends and relatives who are serving this once
Great Country. But it is past time to bring our people home and spend more time addressing the issues that
is bringing our country down.
It is all of our responsible to take part in saving our economy and our country.
The Path To Freedom
Why is it that people when faced with a dangerous situation, and they have a choice of going up or going down, they always go up?
You see it all the time in horror films or dramas. They are being chased or the building is on fire. They always go up the stairs.
Why is that?
How many more people may have survived the Twin Towers if they had only gone down instead of up.
In that type of situation there is no right or wrong answer.
Adrenaline surging thru the body, panic raging, injured people in pain, no details on the situation going on.
You have seconds to decide, there is no time to season things out. You go by gut instinct.
Those people that made it out,they call them the lucky ones. And they are. But many if not all are faced with living with the memories of that day for the rest of their life.
It is called Survivors Guilt.
Aftermath of Terror
Do you think the government Has handled the situation Properly?
Everyone Had A Job To Do
Every decision the government makes affects our lives. Our quality of life. Shouldn't we have more control over the decisions that affect our everyday life?
Life of the Soldier
Thanks to all you military, for making our life here in the United States safer for us. Bless you All.