I want to start off by saying there is nothing ground breaking in this article. No insider information. No SOFREP exclusive that will set you apart as “more in-the-know” against the millions of other American readers out there looking for information on what happened in Boston yesterday. I’m just another heart-broken but even more-so angry American, just like the rest of you.
What happened yesterday was a tragedy, I feel almost like an idiot stating the obvious. But what happened yesterday is significant in other ways as well. 4/15/13, marks the first time the U.S. homeland was hit by an act of terror since the attacks on September 11th, almost twelve years ago. The first time! Think about that for a second. The attempts over the years by Islamic extremists such as Richard Reid (the “Shoe Bomber”), Umar Farouk (the “Underwear Bomber”), Faisal Shahzad (the “Times Square Bomber”), and the countless other radical Islamists who have been arrested in the U.S. by FBI and other law enforcement agencies who were planning acts of terror have all one thing in common – they all failed.
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