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FORT HOOD: Massacre was terrorism, not workplace violence

Letter by Lyle Laws, Puyallup on Aug. 9, 2013 at 1:01 pm | No Comments »
August 9, 2013 1:01 pm

Six members of my family of nine served in the U.S. military during time of war, and for our president to be so worried about offending any members of the Islamic faith that has spawned so many terrorists, and for trying to pass off the Benghazi hate-America slaughter of four U.S. citizens, including our ambassador, as simply a response to a movie is an insult not only to the intelligence to all Americans but especially to the families of Americans whose members have served or are now serving their country in the armed forces.

President Obama seems to be so worried about offending any of the folks in the Middle East, many of whom are hell-bent on killing us, that his administration has even referred to the Fort Hood massacre as “workplace violence” even though the Muslim major who committed it shouted “Allahu Akbar,” which translates to “Allah is greater,” before he murdered 13 of our brave men and women and gravely wounded 29 others.

Workplace violence? I don’t think so.

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