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Terrorism Response Should Be Love and Understanding Not Fear and Hate

Terrorism Response Should Be Love and Understanding Not Fear and Hate

This is spot-on, I think: If Trump wins the election, a persistent resistance to calling terrorism terrorism will be a major reason why. — Josh Kraushaar (@HotlineJosh) September 19, 2016 Caution, and a desire to refrain from jumped-to conclusions, is one thing. A stubborn refusal to embrace reality because it is politically inconvenient is quite

Sony Canceling Movie Release Is What Terrorism Looks Like

In the post-9/11 era the term “terrorism” has become fraught with political baggage. I’ll not rehash history here, but suffice it to say that a lot of bad policy and dumb actions have been justified by combatting supposed “terrorism.” But the hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment by people who at least appear to be acting

On NSA Scandal, Bush Has Obama's Back

Civil liberties advocates have been saying for some time now that there’s not a lot of daylight between George W. Bush’s spying tactics, reviled by the left and even Obama himself just a few years ago, and President Obama’s anti-terror efforts. But that’s not just an opinion now. With George W. Bush riding to Obama’s

Some Things Are Scarier Than Terrorism

The news that the NSA is monitoring pretty much every phone call in America, and accessing our electronic communications as well, is scary stuff. There may be no more certain evidence of how disconcerting the American public is finding these revelations than the fact that George Orwell’s classic novel about a future, dystopian surveillance state