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  •  Does one have to be a Terrorist first to... (0+ / 0-) labeled an Enemy Combatant? Whose job is it to assign these labels?

    And they scream... The worst things in life come free to us... Cause we're just under the upper hand... And go mad for a couple grams.

    by glb3 on Tue Apr 23, 2013 at 08:47:20 PM PDT

    •  The news media seemed to think it was theirs -- (0+ / 0-)

      headlines full of "terrorism" and "terrorists" within probably minutes of the event.  And then the public consumes it all without reflection or question.

      Some very emminent news personalities on NPR were peddling this as "terrorism" and the suspects as "terrorists" within days of the event.  

      Everybody seems to have just decided.... without evidence, reflection, examination....

      The elevation of appearance over substance, of celebrity over character, of short term gains over lasting achievement displays a poverty of ambition. It distracts you from what's truly important. - Barack Obama

      by helfenburg on Wed Apr 24, 2013 at 03:16:58 AM PDT

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