"This is clearly an act of domestic terrorism in our city," said Police Chief Bill Lansdowne. The FBI and the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms joined the investigation.
And this is where it starts... remember everyone getting all upset because suddenly it became OK to monitor anyone as long as they became a "terrorist"? If you have the ability to label anyone who commits a crime as a terrorist, you get free reign to monitor, prosecute, and treat anyone you want as a terrorist -- and thus, strip the rights away from anyone you want to.
These guys aren't terrorists. They're criminals, plain and simple.Posted by Ted Stevko at September 21, 2003 11:33 AM | TrackBack