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In the same vein:

Tom Toles Connecting the dots

Jon Stewart Terror 2.0 by Yemen

Geek and Poke Security Theater

Terror Plots We Could Really Use

Missing the old days
 
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The Terror 2.0 piece is brilliant.
 
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Ulf Dittmer wrote:In the same vein:
Tom Toles Connecting the dots


this one is really mean.
 
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I seem to recall, a couple years back, bin laden told us his plan to bankrupt the U.S.:

1. We get a few terrorists to pop up at location A.
2. The U.S. boots up its gazillion dollar war machine and lumbers over to point A.
3. We leave point A, go to point B, and repeat the process...

Seems like his plan is working
 
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Ernest Friedman-Hill wrote:The Terror 2.0 piece is brilliant.



My favorite part is the correlation between the shoe bomber and the underwear bomber. Racial profiling is bad. Destination and luggage profiling? Gooood.
 
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Ernest Friedman-Hill wrote:The Terror 2.0 piece is brilliant.


Jon Stewart is more astute than, well, apparently everyone in the Intelligence business.

His needling of the ridiculous partisan politics going on is spot on.
 
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Bear Bibeault wrote:

Ernest Friedman-Hill wrote:The Terror 2.0 piece is brilliant.


Jon Stewart is more astute than, well, apparently everyone in the Intelligence business.

His needling of the ridiculous partisan politics going on is spot on.


Oh! Host = Script Writer ?
 
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"The Daily Show" has a full writing staff, many of whom also appear on camera, but Jon Stewart is the heart and soul of the show, both as host and writer.
 
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Bert Bates wrote:I seem to recall, a couple years back, bin laden told us his plan to bankrupt the U.S.:

1. We get a few terrorists to pop up at location A.
2. The U.S. boots up its gazillion dollar war machine and lumbers over to point A.
3. We leave point A, go to point B, and repeat the process...

Seems like his plan is working



SO true. Actually, all the "few terrorists" have to do is show up at location A, say "I'm a terrorist" and the US media will talk about it 24/x7 for the next month. All the politicians will react to the horrible threat, pass new laws, throw everyone who has any relatives of the same sex as the terrorists in jail. etc.

We will then triple the security theater that makes it impossible to travel. Grannies will be strip searched going to the mall. The economy goes into recession or worse. Then step 2 of Bert's plan goes into effect.....
 
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Pat Farrell wrote:Grannies will be strip searched going to the mall.



Sounds like the making of a really horrific porno.
 
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Gregg Bolinger wrote:Sounds like the making of a really horrific porno.


True. Have you seen what the "full body scanners" show?
 
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Pat Farrell wrote:

Gregg Bolinger wrote:Sounds like the making of a really horrific porno.


True. Have you seen what the "full body scanners" show?



Don't even get me started on that. As they'd tag it on Slashdot, whatcouldpossiblygowrong?
 
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