Grow up, America

A fine rant from “the somewhat offbeat mind of an armed lesbian pinko.” Be sure to read the whole thing.

Americans need to grow up and get a grip. The Luftwaffe sent over wave after wave of bombers in 1940 in order to pound the British into submission, the British did not buckle. Yet al Qaeda sends one guy with exploding underwear (who only manages to burn off his own nuts) and the whole country goes into a tizzy.

Let us take a page from the British as they struggled to live through the Blitz:

Not to mention the Battle of Stalingrad where Russians ate dirt rather than surrender. And then prevailed in that major turning point of WWII.

Terrorism is a tactic. It is a fact of life in the age we live in. Let’s get on with it, let’s deal with it, and let’s stop living in pants-wetting fear.