Des (deskitty) wrote,
Des
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9/11

Everything I said before about 9/11 still applies today.

(Yes, I'm looking at you, people with your "God Bless America" signs on the freeway overpasses.)

I think this country has not learned (or has forgotten, even) the lessons available about treating ourselves and other countries with basic decency and compassion, about respecting the rule of law, and about applying our laws and values fairly, justly, with an appropriate level of restraint.

9/11 presented us with an opportunity to learn those lessons, and some of us did, but many of us chose not to.

In either case, let's move on already.

-- Des
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