There are dangers in the world, but the world is not “full of dangerous, rogue nations seeking to do harm”. Actually, it’s mostly empty of them.
Fortunately for politicians like Marsha Blackburn, Republican voters tend to think with their amygdalas, and amygdalas don’t know how to ask critical questions.
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There’s been a great deal of fussing and fretting about terrorists by American politicians and journalists and recent months, even though terrorism in the United States is exceptionally rare. Candidates and corporate media have named terrorism to be the number one issue in the 2016
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson announced yesterday that the terrorism alert system needed to be changed. Pay close attention to his reason: “In 2002, we went to the color bars. Everyone remembers the color bars: severe, high, elevated, guarded, low. One of the
“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?
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.
With the introduction of S. Amdt. 2899, Rand Paul has shown himself to be well within the fearmongering mainstream of the Republican Party. Senator Paul is happy to join in the ranting and raving against refugees pursued by politicians like Ted Cruz, Ben Carson and Donald Trump, because he’s seen that making refugees into objects of fear has been a successful strategy of self-promotion for his opponents.
The 47 Gutless Democrats Who Caved In To Republican Xenophobia, Obstructing Help To Victims Of The Islamic State
Take note, Democratic voters. These craven Democratic politicians do not deserve your votes. They have surrendered to the Republican agenda of fear.
Bernie Sanders speaks loudly, against fear, to defend freedom in the face of Republicans’ efforts to undermine our Constitution. Take a stand with Sanders.