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What If All You Believe is Actually Wrong?

Osama bin Laden (March 10, 1957 – May 2, 2011) I don’t normally feature the life and death of a terrorist leader on these posts, but today I’m making an exception. What I’m hoping to do is show how fanaticism … Continue reading

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Other Points in Time: UK Homegrown Terrorism

London Underground Bombing (July 7, 2005) It’s hard to believe that it’s been 16 years already since this ‘surprise’ attack on London happened. It was presumed to be due to the part the UK played in the war on Iraq. … Continue reading

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Science Fiction Version of a Walk-in

Source Code (2011) This is Groundhog Day meets Back to the Future. And the soldier being sent into a domestic (terrorist) battlefield is being kept alive after losing most of his body in war. It is also a metaphor for … Continue reading

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Would You Like That In Cash?

Money-Laundering I’m going to blame my dreams again for this one. All last night, I had a dream about a tax avoidance/tax delay scheme which involves buying a bank draft for $10,000 before the end of the year and waiting … Continue reading

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One Man’s Terrorist

Another Man’s Freedom Fighter According to quora.com: “A terrorist is someone who uses fear to motivate civilians to act in a political manner on their behalf. A freedom fighter is someone who acts on the behalf of at least some … Continue reading

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Terror Attack: lone wolf variety

There are about 90 radical extremists living in Canada that the Canadian Secret Intelligence Service (CSIS) and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) are tracking. In the past three days, two of these terrorists decided to begin a campaign against … Continue reading

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Can history teach us anything about the present?

Most of us look back on things that have happened in the past as distant memories, some with fondness, and most with gratitude that those times have gone forever: but have they really? The reaction on the street to Michael … Continue reading

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