Many (though not all) homegrown terrorists are IMMIGRANTS, a term that PC Washington is loathe to use, because the next question is: Why do we continue to welcome likely enemies?
RE: the hearing of the Senate Homeland Security Committee held September 22 titled Nine Years after 9/11: Confronting the Threat to the Homeland.
Senator Collins made some revealing remarks in her opening statement, mentioning a 2010 study (Assessing the Terrorist Threat) which reported,
â€œâ€˜The American melting pot has not provided a firewall against the radicalization and recruitment of American citizens and residents though it has arguably lulled us into a sense of complacency that homegrown terrorism couldnâ€™t happen in the United States.â€™
Initially I remember we thought this was a problem that western Europe would have but that we would not have because of the differences in our culture.â€
Itâ€™s both disappointing and dangerous that our leaders have so little grasp of either history or psychology.
“It has been well documented that when the number of Muslims within a non-Muslim society reaches a critical mass, trouble begins and worsens with increased Islamic presence.”