Subject: This is War!
Subject: This is War!
This WAR is for REAL. More real than most Americans seem to know.
To get out of a difficulty, one usually must understand it and go through it.
Our country is now facing the most serious threat to its existence, as we know
it, that we have faced in your lifetime and mine (which includes WWII).
The deadly seriousness is greatly compounded by the fact that there are very
few of us who think we can possibly lose this war and even fewer who realize
what losing really means.
First, let's examine a few basics:
1. When did the threat to us start?
Many will say September 11th, 2001.
The answer as far as the United States is concerned is 1979,
22 years prior to September 2001, with the following attacks
â Iran Embassy Hostages, 1979;
â Beirut, Lebanon Embassy 1983;
â Beirut, Lebanon Marine Barracks 1983;
â Lockerbie, Scotland Pan-Am flight to New York 1988;
â First New York World Trade Center attack 1993;
â Dhahran, Saudi Arabia Khobar Towers Military complex 1996;
â Nairobi, Kenya US Embassy 1998;
â Dares Salaam, Tanzania US Embassy 1998;
â Aden, Yemen USS Cole 2000;
â New York World Trade Center 2001;
â Pentagon 2001.
(Note that during the period from 1981 to 2001 there were 7,581 terrorist
2. Why were we attacked?
Envy of our position, our success, and our freedoms.
The attacks happened during the administrations of Presidents Carter,
Reagan, Bush 1, Clinton and Bush.
3. We cannot fault either the Republicans or Democrats as there were no
provocations by any of the presidents or their immediate predecessors,
Presidents Ford or Carter.
4. Who were the attackers?
In each case, the attacks on the U.S. were carried out by Muslims. The
Muslim make up 25% if the Worlds population.
5. Isn't the Muslim Religion peaceful?
Hopefully, but that is really not material. There is no doubt that the
predominately Christian population of Germany was peaceful, but under the
dictatorial leadership of Hitler (who was also Christian), that made no
difference. You either went along with the administration or you were
eliminated. There were 5 to 6 million Christians killed by the Nazis for
political reasons (including 7,000 Polish priests). (see
Thus, almost the same number of Christians were killed by the Nazis, as the six
million holocaust Jews who were killed by them, and we seldom heard of anything
other than the Jewish atrocities. Although Hitler kept the world focused on the
Jews, he had no hesitancy about killing anyone who got in his way of
exterminating the Jews or of taking over the world - German, Christian or any
Same with the Muslim terrorists. They focus the world on the U.S., but kill all
in the way -- their own people or the Spanish, French or anyone else. The point
here is that just like the peaceful Germans were of no protection to anyone
from the Nazis, no matter how many peaceful Muslims there may be, they are no
protection for us from the terrorist Muslim leaders and what they are
fanatically bent on doing -- by their own pronouncements -- killing all of us
"infidels." I don't blame the peaceful Muslims. What would you do if the choice
was shut up or die?
6. So who are we at war with?
There is no way we can honestly respond that it is anyone other than the
Muslim terrorists. Trying to be politically correct and avoid verbalizing this
conclusion can well be fatal. There is no way to win if you don't clearly
recognize and articulate who you are fighting.
So with that background, now to the two major questions:
1. Can we lose this war?
2. What does losing really mean?
If we are to win, we must clearly answer these two pivotal questions.
We can definitely lose this war, and as anomalous as it may sound, the major
reason we can lose is that so many of us simply do not fathom the answer to the
What does losing mean?
It would appear that a great many of us think that losing the war means hanging
our heads, bringing the troops home and going on about our business, like post
Vietnam. This is as far from the truth as one can get.
What losing really means is:
We would no longer be the premier country in the world. The attacks will not
subside, but rather will steadily increase. Remember, they want us dead, not
just quiet. If they had just wanted us quiet, they would not have produced an
increasing series of attacks against us, over the past 2 1/2 decades. The plan
was clearly, for terrorist to attack us, until we were neutered and submissive
to them. The plan has been in place since the late 70's, when they realized we
had weaknesses and bailed out of Viet Nam.
If we lose, we would of course have no future support from any other nations,
for fear of reprisals and for the reason that they would see, we are impotent
and cannot help them anymore. The terrorist Muslims will then pick off the
other non-Muslim nations, one at a time. It will be increasingly easier for
them. They already hold Spain hostage. It doesn't matter whether it was right
or wrong for Spain to withdraw its troops from Iraq. Spain did it because the
Muslim terrorists bombed their train and told them to withdraw the troops.
Anything else they want Spain to do will be done. Spain is finished. The next
will probably be France. Our one hope on France is that they might see the
light and realize that if we don't win, they are finished too, in that they
can't resist the Muslim terrorists without us. However, it may already be too
late for France. France is already 30% Muslim and fading fast!
If we lose the war, our production, income, exports and way of life will all
vanish as we know it. After losing, who would trade or deal with us, if they
were threatened by the Muslims.
If we can't stop the Muslims, how could anyone else?
The Muslims fully know what is riding on this war, and therefore are
completely committed to winning, at any cost. We better know it too and be
likewise committed to winning at any cost.
Why do I go on at such lengths about the results of losing? Simple.
Until we all recognize the costs of losing, we cannot unite and really put 100%
of our thoughts and efforts into winning. And it is going to take that 100%
effort to win.
So, how can we lose the war? Again, the answer is simple. We can lose the war
by "imploding." That is, defeating ourselves by refusing to recognize the enemy
and their purpose, and really digging in and lending full support to the war
effort. If we are united, there is no way that we can lose. If we continue to
be divided, there is no way that we can win!
Let me give you a few examples of how we simply don't comprehend the life and
death seriousness of this situation: President Bush selects Norman Mineta as
Secretary of Transportation. Although all of the terrorist attacks were
committed by Muslim men between 17 and 40 years of age, Secretary Mineta
refuses to allow profiling. Does that sound like we are taking this thing
seriously? This is war! For the duration, we are going to have to give up some
of the civil rights we have become accustomed to. We had better be prepared to
lose some of our civil rights temporarily or we will most certainly lose all of
them permanently. And don't worry that it is a slippery slope. We gave up
plenty of civil rights during WWII, and immediately restored them after the
victory and in fact added many more since then.
Do I blame President Bush or President Clinton before him? No, I blame us for
blithely assuming we can maintain all of our Political Correctness, and all of
our civil rights during this conflict and have a clean, lawful, honorable war.
None of those words apply to war. Get them out of your head.
Some have gone so far in their criticism of the war and/or the Administration
that it almost seems they would literally like to see us lose. I hasten to add
that this isn't because they are disloyal. It is because they just don't
recognize what losing means.
Nevertheless, that conduct gives the impression to the enemy that we are
divided and weakening. It concerns our friends, and it does great damage to our
cause. Of more recent vintage, the uproar fueled by the politicians and media
regarding the treatment of some prisoners of war, perhaps exemplifies best what
I am saying. We have recently had an issue, involving the treatment of a few
Muslim prisoners of war, by a small group of our military police. These are
the type prisoners who just a few months ago were throwing their own people off
buildings, cutting off their hands, cutting out their tongues and otherwise
murdering their own people just for disagreeing with Saddam Hussein.
And just a few years ago these same type prisoners chemically killed 400,000 of
their own people for the same reason. They are also the same type enemy
fighters, who recently were burning Americans, and dragging their charred
corpses through the streets of Iraq. And still more recently, the same type
enemy that was and is providing videos to all news sources internationally, of
the beheading of American prisoners they held.
Compare this with some of our press and politicians, who for several days have
thought and talked about nothing else but the "humiliating" of some Muslim
prisoners -- not burning them, not dragging their charred corpses through the
streets, not beheading them, but "humiliating" them.
Can this be for real? The politicians and pundits have even talked of
impeachment of the Secretary of Defense. If this doesn't show the complete
lack of comprehension and understanding of the seriousness of the enemy we are
fighting, the life and death struggle we are in and the disastrous results of
losing this war, nothing can.
To bring our country to a virtual political standstill over this prisoner issue
makes us look like Nero playing his fiddle as Rome burned -- totally oblivious
to what is going on in the real world. Neither we, nor any other country, can
survive this internal strife. Again I say, this does not mean that some of our
politicians or media people are disloyal. It simply means that they are
absolutely oblivious to the magnitude, of the situation we are in and into
which the Muslim terrorists have been pushing us, for many years.
Remember, the Muslim terrorists stated goal is to kill all infidels! That
translates into all non-Muslims -- not just in the United States, but
throughout the world. We are the last bastion of defense. We have been
criticized for many years as being 'arrogant.' That charge is valid in at least
one respect. We are arrogant in that we believe that we are so good, powerful
and smart, that we can win the hearts and minds of all those who attack us, and
that with both hands tied behind our back, we can defeat anything bad in the
world! We can't! If we don't recognize this, our nation as we know it will
not survive, and no other free country in the World will survive if we are
And finally, name any Muslim countries throughout the world that allow freedom
of speech, freedom of thought, freedom of religion, freedom of the press, equal
rights for anyone -- let alone everyone, equal status or any status for women,
or that have been productive in one single way that contributes to the good of
the world. This has been a long way of saying that we must be united on this
war or we will be equated in the history books to the self-inflicted fall of
the Roman Empire. If, that is, the Muslim leaders will allow history books to
be written or read. If we don't win this war right now, keep a close eye on
how the Muslims take over France in the next 5 years or less. They will
continue to increase the Muslim population of France and continue to encroach
little by little, on the established French traditions. The French will be
fighting among themselves, over what should or should not be done, which will
continue to weaken them and keep them from any united resolve. Doesn't that
sound eerily familiar?
Democracies don't have their freedoms taken away from them by some external
military force. Instead, they give their freedoms away, politically correct
piece by politically correct piece.
And they are giving those freedoms away to those who have shown, worldwide,
that they abhor freedom and will not apply it to you or even to themselves,
once they are in power. They have universally shown that when they have taken
over, they then start brutally killing each other over who will be the few who
control the masses.
Will we ever stop hearing from the politically correct, about the "peaceful
I close on a hopeful note, by repeating what I said above. If we are united,
there is no way that we can lose. I hope the factions in our country will begin
to focus on the critical situation we are in, and will unite to save our
country. It is your future we are talking about! Do whatever you can to
preserve it. We must do this not only for ourselves, but for our children,
grandchildren, our country and the world.
Pass this on to help spread the word on the gravity of the situation we are in
and the realization of what will happen if we don't unite and understand what
is really at stake. This is the most critical test of the United States in all
of our lifetimes and as I see it, very few Americans are even remotely aware of
what losing means, or even think we can lose. We definitely can and will if we
don't stop worrying about what is politically correct and start doing what we
must do to save ourselves and the world.
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