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How Tom Clancy Reminded the
World of American Exceptionalism

PJ Media, by Richard Fernandez

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 10/4/2013 8:18:17 PM

I related an anecdote many posts ago about flying into Jolo in late 1980s to attend a meeting on recent attacks by the MNLF on civilians. In the seat beside me on the plane was a European man, who introduced himself to me as a member of a well known humanitarian NGO. He announced his intention to travel to Patikul, or some such town. I told him, “that’s Indian country. If you try that you’ll be kidnapped before sundown.” His answer was “nonsense. I have humanitarian status. They won’t hinder me.” He mentioned an affiliation with some other International agency

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Melody, 10/5/2013 9:53:21 AM     (No. 9551257)

´´Tom Clancy’s greatest contribution was to uncover the physical basis of our liberty, to sing the song of the rock that civilization ultimately stood on.´´

Mr. Fernandez does point out that it is the ´´physical´´ basis of our liberty. That wouldn´t be there, and is weakened now, without the real rock that our civilization was based on, the spiritual basis. God was our strength.

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