It has occurred to me that the US has been in denial for a long time. Did we think we were immune to these tactics? They are used in many other countries. What makes us so special that we should not be subject to the same acts of hate? Especially with so much hate directed at us by small groups of people. I just thank my lucky stars that this is the first attack. And I hope beyond hope that Bush will do the right thing. That he will punish those who planned this act of violence, but not harm the innocents in the countries where these people live.