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July 16, 2016

NO MORE

No more flags of foreign countries posted on Facebook in a spirit of solidarity.
No more empathic Twitter hashtags. No more empty statements by heads of government declaring that “the terrorists have failed in their effort to turn us against one another.” No more equally empty statements by other heads of government expressing their own country’s support for “our ally in its time of grief.” No more calls for love in the face of hate, or candlelight processions as a response to murder. No more clicking of tongues and shaking of heads over the horrible loss of life—as if people had died in a one-off natural disaster, a hurricane or tornado or tsunami—followed, after a few days, by a return to normal. Until the next time, of course. No More | City Journal

Posted by gerardvanderleun at July 16, 2016 9:59 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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Back to basics, one more time:

Stay out of their countries, Keep them out of ours.

Posted by: bilejones [TypeKey Profile Page] at July 17, 2016 11:34 AM

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