Tag Archives: Terrorism

On the Cover of the Rolling Stochastic Terrorism

By ann summers So whenever threats come up and/or actual events, this term gets tossed around: stochastic terrorism is an imprecise idea that while easily uttered and sounding scientistic, does not contain sufficient objectivity in a democracy that demands actionable expectation … Continue reading

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Expert Discourse and using IEDs to “neutralize threats”

By ann summers   So Trumpians, RWNJs, and lesser neoconservatives might be described as the following: “They talk a lot about justice. They talk a lot about freedom. They want to change the society into a positive direction. They believe that they’re doing … Continue reading

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EU Disintegration and BREXIT: sanctimony & pseudoscience

“The EU’s disintegration is now running at full speed.” By ann summers Like Wile E. Coyote going off the Dover Cliffs, anti-immigrant discourse fervor and the MOE made the destruction of the UK Tory party inevitable but can Labour and … Continue reading

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Screw Political Correctness – DAESH is Salafi-jihadism

By ann summers “PC” as a RWNJ / GOP media canard: reactionary language licenses for LIVs in a pluralist democracy President Obama on Tuesday offered one of his longest public explanations yet for why he doesn’t use the phrase “radical Islam” … Continue reading

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Hate gets a pass…racial profiling as political correctness

  By ann summers Because of a “mouth-feel” like styrofoam peanuts, I hate baked Cheetos or their generic imitators even as I definitely like fried Cheetos. So much for common sense about what is healthy snack food—  fortunately it probably isn’t … Continue reading

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Memes of a feather: ‘radical Islamic terrorism’ and ‘radical Christian terrorism’

Immanuel Kant — ‘Out of the crooked timber of humanity, no straight thing was ever made.’   By ann summers Home-grown extremism still intersects and is intersectional, so expressing “radical islamic terrorism” like “radical Christian terrorism” are as PBO indicated today about political talking points, there’s no … Continue reading

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Public Safety in the post-Pulse era

By ann summers    Orlando’s horrific domestic extremist attack demonstrates that with the constant, cyclical negation of private and public rights there cannot be win-win solutions in a modern democracy that has foundationally resisted the notion of a theocratic state. An … Continue reading

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