Yearly Archives: 2015

Domestic Terror

Dictionary.com defines terrorism as “the use of violence and threats to intimidate or coerce” The same source defines a terrorist as “a person, usually a member of a group, who uses or advocates terrorism. or a person who terrorizes or

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Terror in Paris

Tonight, as I write this blog post, the Eiffel Tower is darkened in respect for the more than 125 dead, and at least 200 injured in Friday’s terrorist attacks in Paris. Of the injured an estimated 99 are critical. That

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Airliner Bombings

A week ago or so, a Russian airliner bound for Saint Petersburg, Russia exploded over Egypt. More than 200 lives were lost. Now official opinion is leaning towards the likelihood that a bomb placed aboard the plane was responsible. This

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9-11: The Day of Infamy

My title for this blog should not be misunderstood. The day is infamous because terrorists caused heartbreak in Manhattan. The attack on innocent Americans was and is still horrendous. The deaths included citizens of other countries, including Canada. I cannot

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Fleeing Terrorists

I’m writing this on Labor Day, a national holiday in the USA and Canada and I think in other countries. That fact has almost nothing to do with the topic of this blog post, though the idea of freedom to

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Hate Crime as Domestic Terrorism

Late in the day on Wednesday June 17th, a lone gunman sat for about an hour in a room at Emmanuel AME church in Charleston SC. Then with malice he stood and murdered 9 members of the church who had

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Cultural Terrorism

This blog posting theme is one I wish would not require comments, but it does because my homeland is guilty of about 160 years of cultural terrorism against its aboriginal population. Yesterday, June 2, 2015, after 6 years of taking

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