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    America Is 'Less Safe' Than 2 Years Ago, Intelligence Committee Chairs Say

    The lawmakers who lead the House and Senate intelligence committees both said on Sunday that they believe the United States is less safe from a terror attack than it was two years ago.Interviewed on CNN's "State of the Union," Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) said she believed that there are now more terrorists with the technological means to carry out a bombing in the U.S.
    "I think terror is up worldwide," said Feinstein, who chairs the Senate Intelligence Committee. "There are new bombs, very big bombs, trucks being reinforced for those bombs. There are bombs that go through magnetometers. The bomb-maker is still alive. There are more groups than ever. And there is huge malevolence out there."
    Feinstein added that there was "a real displaced aggression in this very fundamentalist jihadist Islamic community, and that is that the West is responsible for everything that goes wrong and that the only thing that's going to solve this is Islamic Sharia law."
    Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.), chair of the House Intelligence Committee, said he agreed with Feinstein's assessment.


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    So much for that Patriot Act, the NSA, and Homeland Security doing a lot of good.. Sounds like all this **** was a giant waste of money.


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    Re: America Is 'Less Safe' Than 2 Years Ago, Intelligence Committee Chairs Say

    One cannot continue whacking the hornets nest with a stick and wondering why they keep getting stung. Stirring up the Jihad crew with the occasional zapping of their #2 guy (seems we do that quite often) is not the "git 'r done" plan that we were assured would work. They, Muslims and their nation states, need to be convinced that controlling these international terror groups is their job.

    Fighting wars on conditions, the war on "poverty", the war on "drugs" and the war on "terror" are, as we fight them now, endless efforts.

    I propose this "red line" policy on the Jihad; the next major (as defined by the POTUS, and agreed to by congress) Jihad attack on US personnel will result in the complete destruction of Mecca with nuclear devices. If the "good Muslims", that we are assured can govern their masses, will not control their own crime problem directed at us then we, the people of the USA, will acknowledge the Jihad as being the official policy of Islam, and its supporting nation states, and will react accordingly.
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    Re: America Is 'Less Safe' Than 2 Years Ago, Intelligence Committee Chairs Say

    Quote Originally Posted by ttwtt78640 View Post
    I propose this "red line" policy on the Jihad; the next major (as defined by the POTUS, and agreed to by congress) Jihad attack on US personnel will result in the complete destruction of Mecca with nuclear devices.
    I didn't figure you for this extremist crap.

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    Re: America Is 'Less Safe' Than 2 Years Ago, Intelligence Committee Chairs Say

    Not exactly the most astute analysis. Gutting the programs that seek to stay ahead of the curve and inform us of the advances in our enemies capabilities and tactics in response to the revelation that they're becoming both more capable and cunning is the very definition of self defeating.

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    Re: America Is 'Less Safe' Than 2 Years Ago, Intelligence Committee Chairs Say

    Quote Originally Posted by Jetboogieman View Post
    I didn't figure you for this extremist crap.
    It sure beats pumping billions of aid to gov'ts doing absolutely nothing of consequence, or "nation building". If we are going to use the military then use it as designed, not try to turn them into a global police force.
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    Re: America Is 'Less Safe' Than 2 Years Ago, Intelligence Committee Chairs Say

    This isn't new news. Back in early 2012 some Senators on the Intelligence Committee were informed by the CIA the same time Barack Obama was informed that Al Qaeda has expanded it's base of operations and is larger and more dangerous than back in 2008. The Senators were shaking their heads when Obama was on the campaign trail, even after the Benghazi attacks telling the American people that "Al Qaeda is being decimated" and "was on the run." As if Obama was never informed by the CIA.

    Why has it taken over a year for a Senator to speak out and tell the truth ? And it was a Democrat, Sen. Feinstein.

    Back in 2012 all anyone had to do is watch news videos streaming in from the Middle East and Africa and see the Al Qaeda black flag flying all over the Middle East and North Africa.

    Glad to see there's one Senator who has cajones.

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    Re: America Is 'Less Safe' Than 2 Years Ago, Intelligence Committee Chairs Say

    Quote Originally Posted by ttwtt78640 View Post
    It sure beats pumping billions of aid to gov'ts doing absolutely nothing of consequence, or "nation building". If we are going to use the military then use it as designed, not try to turn them into a global police force.
    Yeah because nuking Mecca will stop those Jihads alright.

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    Re: America Is 'Less Safe' Than 2 Years Ago, Intelligence Committee Chairs Say

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    So much for that Patriot Act, the NSA, and Homeland Security doing a lot of good.. Sounds like all this **** was a giant waste of money. [/FONT][/COLOR]
    You can spend as much money as is available and never make the United States completely secure.
    This Reform Party member thinks it is high past time that we start electing Americans to congress and the presidency who put America first and their political party further down the line. But for way too long we have been electing Republicans and Democrats who happen to be Americans instead of Americans who happen to be Republicans and Democrats.

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    Re: America Is 'Less Safe' Than 2 Years Ago, Intelligence Committee Chairs Say

    Quote Originally Posted by Perotista View Post
    You can spend as much money as is available and never make the United States completely secure.
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    Re: America Is 'Less Safe' Than 2 Years Ago, Intelligence Committee Chairs Say

    Quote Originally Posted by ttwtt78640 View Post
    One cannot continue whacking the hornets nest with a stick and wondering why they keep getting stung. Stirring up the Jihad crew with the occasional zapping of their #2 guy (seems we do that quite often) is not the "git 'r done" plan that we were assured would work. They, Muslims and their nation states, need to be convinced that controlling these international terror groups is their job.

    Fighting wars on conditions, the war on "poverty", the war on "drugs" and the war on "terror" are, as we fight them now, endless efforts.

    I propose this "red line" policy on the Jihad; the next major (as defined by the POTUS, and agreed to by congress) Jihad attack on US personnel will result in the complete destruction of Mecca with nuclear devices. If the "good Muslims", that we are assured can govern their masses, will not control their own crime problem directed at us then we, the people of the USA, will acknowledge the Jihad as being the official policy of Islam, and its supporting nation states, and will react accordingly.
    I trust you're kidding ...

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