Time to Rethink the War on Terror

(Thom plus logo) When Eric Holder eventually steps down as Attorney General, he will leave behind a complicated legacy, some of it tragic, like his decision not to prosecute Wall Street after the financial crisis, and his all-out war on whistleblowers like Edward Snowden.

Source: www.thomhartmann.com

It’s never been "a war." We were sold a bill of goods that played on our fears, bigotry, and xenophobia. 9/11 was a crime. A terrible, heinous crime, but a crime, nonetheless. We and future generations will pay the price for our playing directly into the hands of the criminals by allowing ourselves to become terrorized, and for not behaving the way a civilized and mature country who stands on its principles of the rule of law should behave.

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About Peaceful Patriot

Proud middle class husband, father, and progressive liberal. Registered Non-Partisan but have much more in common with Democrats than Republicans. Consider Libertarians to be immature and underdeveloped in their understanding of reality. An atheist who doesn't care what you believe so long as you stop pretending the Founding Fathers intended for you to legislatively force your beliefs on everyone else. Laughs out loud in mocking disdain at the abject lunacy of birthers, climate science deniers, and hard core tea partiers. If that offends you, too bad. You're not rational and have no place at the adult table.
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