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  • Whom Are We at War With?

    On the ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks that killed nearly 3,000 Americans, a new documentary accuses the Obama administration of not facing reality when it comes to terrorism.

    America at Risk: The War With No Name,” presented by Citizens United and hosted by Newt and Callista Gingrich, asserts that current U.S. policy and government officials refuse to acknowledge that radical Islam drives terrorist attacks such as the Fort Hood Massacre, Christmas Day bomber and Times Square bomber.

    Examples include two top Obama administration figures: White House counter-terrorism adviser John Brennan and Attorney General Eric Holder.

    “Our enemy is not terrorism because terrorism is just a tactic,” said Brennan at the Center for Strategic and International Studies on Aug. 6, 2009.

    Brennan believes moderates in Hezbollah, the terrorist organization responsible for the 1983 Marine barracks bombing in Beirut that killed 241 service members, can help reform the organization; he refers to Jerusalem as al-Quds, the Islamist preferred terminology; and he imagines any American backlash against Muslims to be “scapegoating and fear mongering.”

    Holder, meanwhile, explains last year’s terrorist attacks this way: “There are a variety of reasons why I think people have taken these actions.” When asked directly if radical Islam might have been one of these reasons, Holder said, “I don’t want to say anything negative about a religion.”

    All references to “radical Islamism,” and the “war on terror” have been sanitized from our national security documents, abandoned for vague terms like “extremism” and “overseas contingencies operations” to describe our current conflict.

    After the premier of “America at Risk,” Gingrich told a reporter, “If you look at the continuous denial of reality, there has got to be a point where someone stands up and says that this is just factually insane.”

    The former House speaker is correct. How can we face an enemy whose character and driving ideology we refuse to identify?

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    11 Responses to Whom Are We at War With?

    1. Bobbie says:

      I identify all Muslims to be followers of Mohammad. FACT OR FICTION? i identify Muslims to have a man-made law referred to as Shariah imposed upon them. FACT OR FICTION? I identify man-made Shariah laws to be unfair and cruel punishments with potential death. FACT OR FICTION? I identify nations of admitted Muslims hating the people of the west to death. FACT OR FICTION?

      It isn't the people of this country that refuse to identify this subhuman, uncivil, contradicting mindset of beliefs. It's the American government authority the people pay for.

    2. LibertyAtStake says:

      The policy that dare not speak its' enemy's name. What could be more politically correct? What could be more wrong-headed?

      http://libertyatstake.blogspot.com/
      "Because the Only Good Progressive is a Failed Progressive"

    3. James E. Gierach says:

      The war on terror, like all wars on intangibles, is about as effective as boxing with one's own shadow.

    4. George Colgrove, VA says:

      I just had to fly for a day meeting yesterday. After going through the mess that the federal government imposed and is imposing on Flying, sometimes I feel the true enemy of the US government is the citizenry of this country. We are treated to very poor service by the airlines – not because of the people working hard doing their jobs, but because of federal regulation and the TSA. Air travel has become my least favorite means of travel. It is nearly impossible to get anywhere.

      This is just one example of how our federal government has targeted the American citizenry in their daily efforts to earn their big paychecks. They acting with impunity, punish, tax, levy fines against, restrict, block access, take states to court, deny permits against their own people. We the people are their enemy and I would be willing to bet that more tax money is spent against the will and benefit of the Americans than any other country (who actually hate us and we are at war with).

    5. Raccman - New Jersey says:

      Like it or not, "Mao-Bama" was raised as a muslim and was, until he shifted over to Pastor Wright's "God Damn America" church and listened to that for twenty years ! "Mao-Bama" is still respectful of Islam – in fact more so than he is of the taxpayors in the USA. We need to rid ourselves of him as soon as possible and replace him with a real American – with ability !

    6. Clarence Crosby ,Hub says:

      We are at war with the nation of Islam , it doesn't include a land mass because they consider the entire world their land mass . Islam is a religion of peace only when it is the only religion in the world, but it is much more than a religion , it is a culture , a creed ,and a governing entity . In particular it is an abomination to the civilized world only using religion to attain its evil and destructive goals . WAKE UP PEOPLE !!!

    7. Dennis georgfia says:

      Just like all liberals, they put a spin on the war with terroist. They are always hunting a new word to say, fear of hurting feelings is so important to them. Politicaly correct is the way of politics and liberals, but when some of their loved ones become involved in a terroist attack, then their tune will change. They are just like those aganist the death penality, as long as noone in their family, or close friend is harmed, the death penality is wrong. They sure have a change of heart when the shoe is on the other foot.

      This is the very reason that America is in dire need of a true leader, one with the guts to stand up for what is right, and protect this country. The current one is trying to give away and take away all we have.

    8. Leon Lundquist, Dura says:

      Locally during Federal Anti-Gang Operations, the word "gang" is omitted from Police Reports. Yeah, the local cops learned that from the Feds, so the little rascals shooting up your neighborhood? Oh, they're just frisky illegal aliens who need all the breaks in the World. Brennan should know what a Tactic is, that's what the Obamagangers practice on Americans. Terror is when the gangs surround your house and they won't let you have a gun. Mexican Mafia kill all witnesses! Did you know? If you saw something they kill you! It isn't even about 'talking.' That's domestic terror. So when your assailants get deported and come back next week? That is terrifying too! When criminals get away with it and innocents are false prosecuted, there's a lake of terror there. Mr. and Mrs. American, the Government actually is after you. "You should die soon so we don't have to pay your Entitlements." Terror is kids in Public School, but officially we don't mention the 'G' word. They have money, sex, drugs and guess what? They're "cool!"

      Don't you feel safer now that there are no 'Muslim Extremists!' Kind of makes you feel warm and … hey, wait a minute. I think I'm bleeding.

    9. Drew page, lL says:

      The U.S. is at war with an enemy whose soldiers don't wear uniforms. We are at war with an enemy who will use our own values and Constitutional protections against us. We are at war with a cowardly enemy who will attack us, then hide among civilian populations, in hospitals and mosques safe from reprisals. We are at war with a shrewd enemy who has learned how to use our tolerance against us and who has learned how to divide and conquer us, relying on sympathy from some to attack others who want to protect our citizens and our institutions from their attacks. Consider how they have gotten Americans at each others throats over the mosque near Ground Zero issue.

      How al quaeda and their sympathizers must be laughing.

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    11. Carol,AZ says:

      Whom are we at war with in America?

      Ourselves:
      led by our own leadership.
      Wake up America and demand that we replace Eric Holder for starters.

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