our nation... my nation

mom_of_4May 2, 2011

I realize that there are people of many nations on this forum but... today is a day that affects everyone! Osama Bin Laden was killed today... and as an US citizen... as a human being I think that is something we can all celebrate!! I woke up the kids to watch the presidents speech tonight. So many died because of this man and his radicals!!

We face so many difficulties in our lives... it is nice to find a victory.. for our nation... for the lives of those that deserved more!

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
mattie_gt

I didn't see until I woke up this morning. I told SS that it would be very rare occasions when he would hear me or DH say that it was good that someone was dead - but this was one of them. SS is nine and it seems so odd that 9/11 was before his birth; he is still not really cognizant of a lot of the details. Like almost everyone else here, I'm sure, my memories of that day are so vivid and clear that it's hard to imagine that SS wasn't even born yet, if that makes sense.

I hope that this news makes the upcoming tenth anniversary slightly less painful for the families of those killed.

    Bookmark   May 2, 2011 at 8:49AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
silversword

Mattie, DD is 9 as well. I was pregnant with her when 9-11 went down. I can't believe so much time has passed. It's amazing.

But I am not cheering. I do not see this as a victory. I do not think killing him solved anything, although I am grateful the search for him is over.

Blessings to those on all sides who were injured or killed as a result of our governments and individual radicals.

May we do things better next time.

    Bookmark   May 2, 2011 at 1:58PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
parent_of_one

I am glad he is gone but I don't think it is the end of it, Al Queada is not dead, plus some radicals might use his death for causing havoc. I wish it was that easy...

    Bookmark   May 2, 2011 at 3:19PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
myfampg

I wish they would have caught him and brought him back. Now he is a martyr...

    Bookmark   May 2, 2011 at 10:23PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
I realy dislike my my step child, may even hate him at times.
Hello I am new here. I read some post on this site...
jayc2006
Choosing Cats over Friends
Sorry, I'm posting this here because I don't know where...
Karen10125
if I could tell stepmothers of adult children anything
My dad remarried last year, a year after my mother...
lilysuzanne40
To visit or not to visit
About three years ago, after many instances of being...
wrychoice1
grown adult stepchildren
I married my husband 2 years ago, his wife had died...
yvonne1969
Sponsored Products
Satin Nickel Two-Light Bath Light with Faux Alabaster Glass
$79.90 | Bellacor
Pink 'My First Year' Frame
$24.99 | zulily
53" POLYWOOD Round Walk-In Picnic Table
Fifthroom.com
Polaris P051VW Porcelain Vessel Sink White
PLFixtures
Mille Nuits Tulip Wall Sconce by Baccarat
$1,050.00 | Lumens
Area Rug: Nevis Promenade Green 8' 6" x 13'
Home Depot
LZF | Candelabro S15 Pendant Light
YLighting
Eros Pink Bold Stripe Ovo Floor Lamp
Lamps Plus
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™