Did We Learn Anything From 9/11? Or are we still sleeping?

September 11, 2019
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by Fred Elbel
Islam is fighting a Forever War.
 
Here are excerpts from the article Did We Learn Anything From 9/11? Or are we still sleeping?, by Daniel Greenfield, September 11, 2019.
 
Two things happened in 2001.
 
Islamic terrorists carried out their most successful attack on America with the murder of 2,977 people. And the number of immigrants obtaining permanent residency passed a million for the first time in a decade....
 
After decades of being massacred by terrorists who have come here as tourists, refugees and immigrants, we are finally trying to close the door on travelers from Islamic terrorist states.
 
And it only took 16 years.
 
That’s because learning nothing from the past has been our specialty....
 
Under Obama, the Muslim Brotherhood was in the White House and Hezbollah had a free hand....
 
It took 4 years for the lessons of the World Trade Center bombing to be so thoroughly forgotten that an unindicted co-conspirator was able to get the flag of Islam flown at the site of the twin skyscrapers....
 
9/11 was neither a beginning nor an ending. The war we are in has gone on for over a thousand years. It might go on for another thousand making a mockery of the appeasers who lecture about “endless war.”
 
Wars go on for as long as one side is willing to fight them. The nightmarish reality is that the other side is willing to fight forever. That is a truth too troubling for most people to come to terms with.
 
But until we understand that, we will have learned absolutely nothing from September 11, 2001....