Mudcat Café Message Lyrics & Knowledge Personal Pages Record Shop Auction Links Radio & Media Kids Membership Help
The Mudcat Cafeawe



User Name Thread Name Subject Posted
Backstage Manager(inactive) BS: Is Canada getting a Free Ride? (113* d) RE: BS: Is Canada getting a Free Ride? 13 Mar 04


Canada is not a target of terrorism because it is not a country that tries to bully other countries politically or economically.

Canada is also a country that, not too many decades ago, stood up to its own domestic terrorists, the FLQ, a group whose arguments were not that different from the ETA in Spain.

As a western democracy, it is not clear that Canada can count on continuing to be free of the type of terrorist attacks suffered by the USA on 9/11, or by Spain this week.

Terrorists are terrorists because they do not have the big guns to fight their oppressors in an all out war. Where did you get the idea that, Terrorists do not like countries that are free??? Seems to me that its an act of self defense and an act of independence.

That is utter nonsense. Terrorism has nothing to do with self defense and independence. One of the goals of terrorists is to break down freedom. Restrictions of freedom and civil liberties are almost a by-product of terrorism. Terrorists, by and large, are also well aware that their actions are going to bring repression and reaction on to the very people that they claim to be representing. By and large, they don't give a shit about people or about life itself.


Post to this Thread -

Back to the Main Forum Page

By clicking on the User Name, you will requery the forum for that user. You will see everything that he or she has posted with that Mudcat name.

By clicking on the Thread Name, you will be sent to the Forum on that thread as if you selected it from the main Mudcat Forum page.
   * Click on the linked number with * to view the thread split into pages (click "d" for chronologically descending).

By clicking on the Subject, you will also go to the thread as if you selected it from the original Forum page, but also go directly to that particular message.

By clicking on the Date (Posted), you will dig out every message posted that day.

Try it all, you will see.