As this chart clearly shows, the United States is not facing an increasing threat from terrorism. The blue best fit line actually shows a trend of fewer terrorist attacks over the years.
The U.S. House decided, it’s important to send an anti-terrorist message in times like these, when everyone is up for re-election and competing to distract the American people from substantial plans for dealing with significant problems that the nation faces.
Fifteen years ago, skyscrapers in New York City, the Pentagon in Washington, DC, and a plane in Pennsylvania were subjected to attack by terrorists. This single event, which led to the deaths of 2,996 people, has been burned into American culture as proof that the