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You looked at the first responder responds to Boston was nothing short of astonishing.
My how capable.
How confident how courageous wise -- and you look at all the pieces of that response and you real I says.
A decade ago at 9/11.
And almost none of those pieces was in place for example.
In all of this training that's been funded for the local first responders and for state people who work in emergency preparedness.
Not a lot of that's paid for by the federal government by the Department of Homeland Security he.
Well guess what that department.
22 agencies that were molded together 260 fat -- -- imply is that didn't even exist.
Writes well and that's I I think.
I think that's a really good point as we we sort of sit here and now not sitting here we sit everywhere.
I complain all the time about where our tax dollars and going and how the government -- spends money eccentrics -- trapped.
Well this is money event that that is proven to be very.
-- don't -- when people know what to do.
And know what triage is all about.
Know that you have to clear an area where there's been a bomb not only because there may be a second bomb -- but also because it's a crime scene.
And the FBI needs to move in and do forensics assessment.
To fit pick up evidence that's going to help us find we hope.
The person who carried out this heinous act.
All of this is now second nature -- people it doesn't get to be second nature.
My reading a book it gets to be second nature if you drill drill train train exercise exercise and -- right what the threat about the threat to refrain.
And it did did we it wasn't as you as -- and involve an impressive response from first responders but.
You know something that struck me as well was the impressive response from ordinary people who -- that the guy in the cowboy hat we saw.
My convertible what -- what his name was forgive me sir if you want to.
I'm sure you're busy doing other things that that that response that the former NFL player.
If not hundreds of ordinary people rushing to help their fellow man and woman.
Yeah we are fundamentally wired the right way that you don't want our parents our species is done well because we help each other times of crises.
And I and I think -- -- is really really well taken that.
There has been in some baked in preparedness.
That is a lot of people -- that help people overcome the initial panic.
Right every member okay this is one of those situations this is what I need to be doing and let this good instincts that we have come to the port grounds and Judy just -- the.
Attitude of some of the victims as well that the doctors in Boston yesterday talking about how people -- waking up from surgery.
Having had -- removed and just saying what's making -- that -- -- my mind is saying thank gone on the line.
-- and and that.
Is what it's about I mean we.
We've lost three people in this attack three to -- and our hearts go out to the victims but the fact of matter is.
Without what went on at the scene of that bombing site.
You would have lost many more people those people who woke -- now -- amputees would not woken night at all because as doctor Siegel has said.
You have minutes to stop that kind of blood flow through an act.
But the kinds of activities -- seek the people who stopped running to say I'm a doctor I'm -- nurse can I help.
It is so essential that people understood what was at stake and -- limited amount of time we have.
To take any tragic situation that could have been an even greater tragedy in -- people hadn't known what to do.
And hadn't done the right thing you know we're very lucky.
Look this is the new face of terrorism.
We have all been focused on the big catastrophic.
They kind of 9/11 terror -- WMD -- which was my focus before this but now I think we have to prepare ourselves.
Just -- the face of terrorism has evolved and we're dealing with smaller groups that have less certain capabilities.
But still lethal you have to prepare for smaller scale and then right like the one that happened.
-- the realization amongst those who would do Islam wherever they may come from whether that foreign or domestic.
Whomever they're inspired by that.
The doing this sort of -- low level attack.
-- you do way you achieve this kind of casualties.
And this kind of terror.
He keeps you under the radar a little mall and I may therefore be easier to carry -- It -- only a third of the attacks that have been perpetrated.
And since 9/11 have been solved I think we have to keep that in mind we all assume that the FBI will find the people who did this they may not.
The trick to surviving terrorism.
And not letting the terrorists win.
And personal resilience.
That is to make sure that people know the terrorists who did this.
They will not win do they will not disrupt our society the -- will not.
Take our pride our dignity our economy away brand will not succeed and once you become.
More like Israelis are more like the brits and jury in -- terrible IRA bombings the and you understand.
That -- that the best way to deter this kind of attack is to let them know that it will the terrorists know that it will be futile.
The better your chances are of deterring and thwarting these kinds of activity yeah.
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