Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 16th Nov 2010 22:34 UTC
In the News As none other I know how problematic it is to discuss matters related to politics on the web. However, every now and then, there's no way around it, and this is one of those moments. There's this thing going on at airports in the US, and while many will see it as a separate issue, the body scanner issue, and the sad stories it has spawned, are symptoms of a far larger problem that is a direct threat to everything we've fought for during and since the Enlightenment.
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RE[3]: and my comment...
by LighthouseJ on Wed 17th Nov 2010 20:01 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: and my comment..."
LighthouseJ
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2009-06-18

There's something uniquely American about being the target of all of that hatred, but not really needing to return the favor. The point is not that it's undeserved, but that it's unnecessary.

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RE[4]: and my comment...
by helf on Thu 18th Nov 2010 22:05 in reply to "RE[3]: and my comment..."
helf Member since:
2005-07-06

+1 ;) I run into irrational blind american hate all the time online. I find it more amusing than anything most of the time.

"aaw, he is secretly jealous of me!" ;D

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RE[4]: and my comment...
by Soulbender on Thu 18th Nov 2010 23:36 in reply to "RE[3]: and my comment..."
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2005-08-18

There's something uniquely American about being the target of all of that hatred, but not really needing to return the favor


Except when you invade foreign countries for profit.

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