Saturday, January 09, 2010

“The West must cut its terror ties”

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The Editorial
“The West must cut its terror ties”
January 6, 2010
They call them terrorists because the world hates terrorists and that word, “terrorists,” is a bad word. The funny thing is that while Americans are very worried and paranoid about terrorists doing something to harm their country, they’re off occupying and destroying whole nations themselves, and leading the world down the path toward destruction. 
It seems to me that people who kill others without proof of their guilt – or even without being sure who they’re killing – are terrorists themselves. They’re just highly paid assassins, using hi-tech weaponry like the drones in Pakistan’s lawless tribal areas. 
And such people often “speak lies in hypocrisy,” accusing others of the very things which they themselves are guilty of.
Ted Rudow III, MA
United States

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