Officials Warn of ‘Credible’ but ‘Unconfirmed’ Threat Ahead of 9/11 It must be incredibly difficult to inform the public of a vague but real terrorist threat without inducing unnecessary panic. That was the line that Mayor Bloomberg and Janice Fedarcyk, FBI Assistant Special Agent, and other officials had to walk when informing reporters on Thursday … Continue reading

Terrorism relies on its targets overreacting, on us not really seeing their explosions for what they are. Terrorists don’t create terrorism, terrorists are a bunch pot-smoking jerk-offs who have to get lucky to not die in car accidents or blow themselves and each other up. Being afraid of terrorists makes about as much sense as … Continue reading

How to ruin terrorists in one fell swoop, and why it won’t happen

There’s a great big elephant in the war on terrorism room, and its name is spelled war on d-r-u-g-s. According to the conservative Middle East Foundation think tank, drug trafficking, an estimated $2 trillion market per year, “has become the best weapon for terrorists. Beyond helping terrorists to finance their wide range of illegal activities, … Continue reading How to ruin terrorists in one fell swoop, and why it won’t happen