On 9/11, the forces of tyranny and oppression attacked the United States. Our response was not simply to attack and kill those who were immediately responsible, but the very ideas that propelled their murderous violence. They believe that freedom is evil, a highway to sin against the dictates of God. We believe that freedom is a gift of the All Mighty and the power that lifts man kind towards the greatest good.
Our ideas cannot be any further apart and they have been tested over and over again. From Iraq to Afghanistan to Tunisia to Egypt to Libya and on and on and on, the Arab Muslim populations are rejecting their ideology, rejecting oppression and tyranny. Every vote is a repudiation of their theocratic aspirations. Even the participation of ideological travelers insists that it is freedom, not oppression that fuels the dreams of men.
With every finger painted purple, pink, green, whatever color, it might as well be painted red, white and blue.
Their ideas will go with the rest of the oppressive, dysfunctional ideologies: into the ash heap of history. From the ashes of our once stricken city to the ashes of their ideology, we see the future: