Thursday, August 11, 2005

Another group to be added to the "potential terrorists to be scared of" list: (apparently) white Americans with no prior connection to any extremist groups.

Right, so that's anyone in traditional Muslim dress, Arabs, Pakistanis, Jamaicans, East Africans, people with dark hair or skin carrying bags, people with dark hair or skin wearing large coats, Brazilians, woman, children, Chinese men with cancer, white Americans, and anyone who could be mistaken for any of the above.

That'll make getting to work without shitting ourselves nice and easy...

5 Comments:

Anonymous Dan said...

The risk of random Americans, or dying Chinese men or bored schoolchildren making bombs and boarding planes or boats or bicycles or whatever is no more of a problem that at any other time in recent history, really, and I'm not sure I get the point of your post. It's news for bombers/bomb suspects to make the world.. if I made a bomb tonight and took it to Asda it'd make the news, but would you then need to add 'white London youths in supermarkets' to your risk list? I don't get it. Reuters or anyone isn't saying to be scared of anyone other than potential islamic suicide bombers; meh, I don't know. I don't get the point of this post, or many other recent ones. But it's your blog, you can post what you want!

8/11/2005 05:30:00 pm  
Anonymous Dan said...

to make the *news, not make the world. I need sleep.

8/11/2005 05:31:00 pm  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

At the risk of sounding like I'm stating the bleeding obvious, Dan, the point of the post, somewhat tongue in cheek is that since people get hysterical now when they see an Asian with a backpack, why don't they also now get hysterical when they see a white Oklahoman, since apparently even they, white as they are, have among them, members who are capable of carrying a bomb?

8/11/2005 05:41:00 pm  
Anonymous Dan said...

yeah i guess. i am in a humourless mood today which would explain the way in which i read it.

8/11/2005 05:58:00 pm  
Blogger dearieme said...

Don't white Okies need a truck too?

8/16/2005 03:37:00 pm  

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