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originally posted by: TinfoilTP
Some black youths butchered a light skinned immigrant to death with a claw hammer at the Black Nationalist riots of Ferguson.
They were not called Nazis, Black Nationalists, or even terrorists and the story never got covered.
originally posted by: introvert
Blocking the road is not the same as running people over with a vehicle because they happen to be blocking the road?
terrorism [ter-uh-riz-uh m]
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1. the use of violence and threats to intimidate or coerce, especially for political purposes.
2. the state of fear and submission produced by terrorism or terrorization.
3. a terroristic method of governing or of resisting a government.
originally posted by: Salander
a reply to: Xianb
It has been apparent for quite a few years now that the word "terror" and all its variants is quite fashionable.
In many cases, we must wait for hours or days to have the government tell us whether or not any given event was a terror attack or something else. Depending upon what the government and the media say, any event can be a terrorist act, or not.
The government and the media define it on a case by case basis.