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    • fcj
    • 29.10.10 | 23:55 (IST)

    making a huge deal out of terrorist plots is overblowing things. the whole point of terrorism is to attract attention - it's theater, not an attempt to wipe out a country's population or military capability. acting like it's a huge or existential threat to anyone is irrational at best

    from the article: Obama: Packages containing explosives addressed to Jewish organizations in Chicago
    First published 22:57 29.10.10 | Last updated 22:57 29.10.10
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