[FoRK] Re: Re: Katrina - National Guard??
Thu Sep 1 20:02:31 PDT 2005
That's exactly the point though - from a rational basis *automobiles*
are a more imanent threat to the American public than terrorism, let
alone natural disasters, but which one is wielding more influence over
domestic and foreign policy, and the general rhetoric employed by the
current administration? Terrorism is successful when it allows
irrationality to establish dominance over the governance of its enemy.
On 9/1/05, Robert Harley <robert.harley at gmail.com> 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
> Eh... you got me mightily confused. How can "terrorism" even register
> as a concern?
> Sure 9/11 was spectacular and horrible, but something like 20000 times
> as many people
> have died of other causes in the interim.
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