The 10-year anniversary of the second
day of infamy is upon us. We, as Americans, can never forget that terrible day, and the wounds are still raw, visible and deep. Yes, we did catch up with Bin Ladin and send him to meet Allah. He now sleeps with the fishes.
The construction of the new tower is well under way, and America forever changed that day.
However, to the Arab and Muslin world, I send a warning: Live with us in peace, or face the same fate of Imperial Japan.
A great American motion picture, “The Purple Heart,” is about captured American Flyers from the Doolittle Raid in 1942. In it, one of flyers tells the court: “No, Your Excellency. It’s true we Americans don’t know very much about you Japanese. And we never did. And now I realize you know even less about us. You can kill us. All of us, or part of us. But if you think that’s going to put the fear of God into the United States of America, and stop them from sending other flyers to bomb you, you’re wrong. Dead wrong. They’ll come by night, they’ll come by day. Thousands of them. They’ll blacken your skies and burn your cities to the ground and make you get down on your knees and beg for mercy. This is your war. You wanted it. You asked for it. You started it. And now you’re going to get it. And it won’t be finished until your dirty little empire is wiped off the face of the earth.”
We, as a nation, need to say prayers for the dead and never lose our will to prevail over evil.