Islamic State claims responsibility for Berlin market attack

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  • LOU Montana Pueblo, CO
    Dec. 22, 2016 3:05 a.m.

    Hurricane Katrina, a Category 3 storm, had smashed into the Gulf South. People were drowning. And the president of the United States played guitar in San Diego, egged on by country singer Mark Wills.

    Even George W. Bush’s most stalwart supporters cringed at his disconnect from reality. Bush was living in a bubble.
    After the attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001, Bush was virtually unseen during the first 11 hours. When the president emerged, addressing the nation in a formal televised speech, Bush intent on taking revenge against al-Qaeda, against the Taliban and against “the people who knocked these buildings down” (as he said, a few days after the attacks, bullhorn in hand, at Ground Zero).

    Within two years, he charged into the headwinds of a war that cost billions, decimated cities, claimed the lives of thousands of allied service members and hundreds of thousands of citizens and enemy combatants—the ramifications of which we are still confronting, in horrific ways, to this day.

    "Those were the days!"

  • worf Mcallen, TX
    Dec. 21, 2016 11:48 a.m.

    Just call these terrorist the "JV team", and go golfing, and vacationing in Hawaii.

  • Harrison Bergeron Holladay , UT
    Dec. 20, 2016 8:42 p.m.

    Prince dies by overdose and Obama lights the White House purple. A dozen get slaughtered in Germany and he shanks a pitching wedge.