[FoRK] Re: Re: Katrina - National Guard??
Thu Sep 1 06:35:36 PDT 2005
Yeah, I know what you mean Corinna - lots and lots of opportunities
for mayhem on a shoestring budget. Are the terrorists really that
stupid/unmotivated? Or is their goal merely to provoke through induced
paranoia the darker impulses in their enemies - the impulses to cede
control of an open society to an plutocratic junta which treats all
its citizens as criminals, and takes up arms against enemies, real
and/or imagined around the globe, thereby turning both the outside
world and its own citizens against it, and attracting implicit and
explicit support to the terrorists' cause out of sympathy and dislike
for the now overtly ill-mannered and belligerent goliath.
On 9/1/05, Corinna <schultz at harlingen.isd.tenet.edu> wrote:
> You know, after the OK bombing and then 9/11 I got to thinking that it's
> really, really easy to cause lots and lots of destruction. Kind of makes
> you wonder just how severe the "imminent danger from terrorists" really
> If they really wanted to hurt us, now would be a great time to set off a
> bomb in Atlanta, Orlando, Detroit, anywhere with psychological importance...
> "Stephen D. Williams" <sdw at lig.net> wrote in message
> news:43162CAB.3060609 at lig.net...
> > It occurred to me yesterday that obviously the best terrorist plan for
> > NO would be (err, would have been) to weaken + bomb the levee in a
> > number of places.
> > sdw
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