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Old 04-28-2014, 11:01 PM   #76
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Originally Posted by redhawk View Post
I keep seeing the word "alarmist".

Perhaps there is something to be alarmed about?
In 1941 there were quite a few "alarms" about the possibility of an attack on the Pacific Fleet. The Admirals and the Department of the navy said they were "alarmist", nothing that could happen. Then on Dec 7, 1941..........

After the 1993 bombing of the World trade Center , John O'Neil an FBI counter terrorism expert warned about a group called Al Qaeda and a man named Osama Bin Laden and warned officials that there could be another attack on the World Trade Center. He was considered an "Alarmist" and was transferred to Boston. Frustrated, he resigned and became head of security at the World trade Center. Then came 9/11.

Perhaps people should pay attention to the "alarmists"
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