Posts tagged ‘terrorism’

June 4, 2017

What a Man !

by duncanr

one guy fleeing the latest terrorist attack in London had the great presence of mind not to leave his beer behind . . .

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November 10, 2016

The Dis-United States of America

by duncanr

President Trump

President-Elect Trump

WASHINGTON—Putting the nation on alert against what it has described as a “highly credible terrorist threat”, the FBI announced today that it has uncovered a plot by members of al-Qaeda to sit back and enjoy themselves while the United States collapses of its own accord.

Multiple intelligence agencies confirmed that . . .

a couple of years back, the Onion published a report that makes very apt reading following the election of donald trump as the next president of the USA

you can read the report in full here – http://www.theonion.com/article/fbi-uncovers-al-qaeda-plot-to-just-sit-back-and-en-35788

July 15, 2016

Je Suis . . .

by duncanr

sick of this shit

what am I on about? – http://tinyurl.com/j7mzypn

June 15, 2016

Confessions of Amaryllis Fox

by duncanr

former CIA Political and Terrorism Analyst for SE Asia and Clandestine Service officer overseas, Amaryllis Fox shares some thoughts on dealing with one’s enemy . . .

April 10, 2016

Cassetteboy vs The Snoopers’ Charter

by duncanr

The Investigatory Powers Bill (aka Snooper’s Charter) – which would require Internet Service Providers to track and hold information on every website a customer visits, install malware on your computer to allow police to remotely access any file and switch on your webcam or microphone – is currently being debated in the UK Parliament

here’s cassetteboy’s take on it all

March 24, 2016

Muslim vs Non-Muslim Lives

by duncanr

following the murder of innocents in Brussels, Le Monde published a cartoon symbolising French support to the folk in Belgium – emphasising their shared experience as victims of terrorist attacks

france comforts belgium

meanwhile, public buildings in the UK (and elsewhere) – as happened after the Terrorist attack in Paris – have been illuminated in the colours of the victims national flag – http://tinyurl.com/jadvemw – and folk on social media have been replacing their profile pics with that of the Belgium flag

all very nice and praiseworthy but . . .

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March 24, 2016

Give Me Strength

by duncanr

saw this tweet a few days ago – so why am I posting it now?

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because of this asinine comment from Ted Cruz in response to the terrorist attack in Brussels that the way to prevent radicalisation of american muslims is to “empower law enforcement to patrol and secure Muslim neighborhoods before they become radicalized” (http://tinyurl.com/zfxlq6n) – a reminder that with Cruz, as with Trump, stupidity is no barrier to political ambition in the US

February 20, 2016

Mohamed’s Mission

by duncanr

Mohamed Ahmed calls himself ‘average Mohamed’ and he wants to change the world

his aim is to use cartoons as a tool to counter radicalisation of young minds by extremists groups such as ISIS

cartoons like this . . .

and this . . .

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January 3, 2016

Fuck Trump, Fuck ISIS

by duncanr

trump and isisanyone with half a brain – which excludes Donald Trump and a lot of Republican party supporters apparently – foresaw his electioneering rhetoric promoting fear and hatred of muslims and sowing divisions between muslims and non-muslims in the USA would do nothing to counter the threat from Jihadist terrorists but, instead, would do the opposite, however unwittingly, i.e., drive more folk to join the likes of ISIS by legitimising their claim that the ‘west’ is anti-islam – https://madhatters.me.uk/2015/12/08/trump-isis-recruiting-sergeant/

well, it didn’t take long for . . .

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December 20, 2015

What Have We Been Reduced to ?

by duncanr

concentration campI have made no secret of the fact I am an atheist

yet I have both christian and muslim friends

I get exasperated, however, when I read shite like this . . . http://tinyurl.com/o7fxocj

for f*ck Sake – christians and muslims believe in the same imaginary being God

‘Allah’ is simply the arabic word for ‘God’

the main difference, from my atheist perspective, between Islam and Christianity is that . . .

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