The extent to which Americans are currently exaggerating the risk of terrorism has been heightened by some other disturbing social factors, among them poor education and racism.
“It’s easy to second-guess decision makers when you don’t have to live with the consequences of the decision. These decisions are not something you get to do over again if you turn out to be wrong.” Los Angeles Chief of Police Charlie Beck, hours after it
Could it be that a significant number of people participating in the poll indicated that the government isn’t doing well at reducing the threat of terrorism because they know that the threat of terrorism is already so low that reducing it is almost impossible?
If Muslim terrorists from the Islamic State were able to unleash one attack the size of the San Bernardino shootings every single day of the year, it would take them ten years at that rate to match the number of Americans killed by the pollutants released by ground transportation in the United States.
Ever vigilant against a Muslim invasion of their town that constantly seems just around the bend, the residents of Limerick have only reminded us that fear and hate never lead to sensible foreign policy.
Today at Chicago’s O’Hare airport, peace broke out, catching thousands of travelers by surprise. There were no terrorist attacks, or bomb threats, or mass shootings. People just went about their lives. Initial reports indicate that everyone involved survived the ordeal. Ted Cruz, who asserts that,
Under United States law, states aren’t in charge of immigration; such matters are part the federal government’s jurisdiction. Indeed, Article 1, Section 8 of the U.S. Constitution not only declares that it is the role of the U.S. Congress to “provide for the common Defence and
Muslims, I welcome you to come live in my neighborhood. Right wing conspiracy theorists are welcome too, just so long as they agree to respect everyone else’s rights. We’ll judge you by your deeds, not by your creeds.
An office building at 453 New Jersey Ave SE in Washington, D.C. was emptied when it became the target of a terrorist attack yesterday. An envelope mailed to the building contained a white powder and a note reading, “Die a painful death, Muslims.” The building
Some Republican politicians have responded to Donald Trump’s demand that all Muslims, including American citizens, be prevented from crossing the border into the United States by condemning his statements. They want to create the impression that Donald Trump’s comments aren’t representative of the Republican Party.
How afraid do you have to be of Muslim terrorists? Let’s compare the number of people killed in the USA by terrorists and by dogs.