We should be careful about what we label terrorism. Bombs, planes, and wanton death are too easy to label. The suicide bombers in downtown Tel Aviv; the roadside IEDs in Iraq; September 11th*.
*It annoys me when people call it 9-11, as if it's some secret code, some short-hand notation. It is of sufficiently grave importance, that we ought to take the time to speak the whole thing. No one refers to Pearl Harbor (quite seriously a much graver attack on our nation) as 12/7. Roosevelt didn't say "12/7 is a day that will go down in infamy".
How about Bernie Madov? He personally destroyed thousands of people's futures. Should I believe no one has committed suicide as a consequence of this? How is this not terrorism?
AIG, Lehman Bros., CitiCorp, and all the other usurous evil evil evil SOBs ... am I supposed to believe that isn't terrorism? They have without any doubt whatsoever destroyed America's power in the world waaaaaaay more than Al Quaida. Hell, the world at large poured out sympathy for us on September 12th. No one is going to give a good goddamn rat's ass that our economy is tanking after we let the pestilential plague of leeches loose on our citizens. Fellow citizens, we did that to ourselves.
Despite the self-inflicted nature of the economic disaster ... we created the environment that fermented the situation. But Madov and the CEOs of MegaBankCorp are the terrorists which have attacked and destroyed our country's security. Mexicans crossing the border? Who the f* cares, compared to Mr.Gopher's 401k being decimated?
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