This was a good one, IMO.
http://blogs.wsj.com/metropolis/2011/05 … _news_blog
The moral: do not walk arount with a thermos, not at this day and age. I remember 8 years back episode when my husband went to the Ministry of Transportation for some paperwork with a briefcase that had numbered locks on top. He did what he came for and left, but forgot this thing under the table. In 20 minutes he remembered, went back and found building buzzing with people running out,police everywhere, yellow tape. They thought there is a bomb in this briefcase and demanded evacuation from the building... Say thanks to Osamalike, they started paranoia.
I can remember alerting the police to a rucksack seemingly abandoned in 1976!
We had terrorism long before Osama Bin Laden.
Yup, not a Muslim in sight, in fact I don't think they'd been invented then
I was on the Moscow subway (Metro, they call it) with my Russian girlfriend, now my wife, just a few months before 9/11. People came and went at each stop, and we found ourselves at the back of the car, alone except for an unattended package in brown paper. We got off at the next stop, at my girlfriends insistence. Not that I needed persuading. She alerted an attendant who called (I assume) to security at the next stop.
Never heard anything more about it. Probably nothing. But other countries have been dealing with terrorism for a lot longer than we have, and the citizens are attuned, though not panicked by it.
by Scott Belford 2 weeks ago
Trump said this soon after a white nationalist murdered 49 (so far) Muslims in Christchurch New Zealand today, 3/15/19.In Oct 2018, a White Nationalist murdered 11 people in a Synagogue in Pittsburgh, PAIn Nov 2017, a White Nationalist murdered 26 people in a black church in Sutherland Springs,...
by JOC 2 years ago
Why are conservatives so intent on pissing off a whole religion that has like three billion members instead of singling out the extremist groups that have resorted to terrorism as their primary offensive strategy?
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