How soon we forget.
On September 11, 2001, our mainland was invaded for the first time in almost two hundred years, by a foreign enemy with designs on destroying our way of life. Three thousand human beings met a violent death in a matter of minutes. It was a colossal attack reminiscent of Pearl Harbor, only worse. Our enemies declared war on the United States.
Radical Islamists not only cheered throughout the mid-east, they danced in the streets of America, in New York, Detroit and Los Angeles.
This is a different enemy than the Japanese and the Nazis because they have been programmed from childhood to die as martyrs for the privilege of killing you and me. This enemy is more clandestine and deceitful. This enemy hides behind the veil of religion and moderation. This enemy has been winning wars around the globe since 632 A.D. Their goal of world dominion have never changed.
In 1941, we declared war against our enemy. It was the right thing to do.
In 2001, we waged war against a tactic and called it the “War On Terror.” That was the wrong thing to do. We cannot win a war unless we have the …