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|SUBJECT ||Re: [Hangout - NYLXS] London lowdown
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From: Ruben Safir
To: Rick Moen
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On Tue, Jun 06, 2017 at 08:47:20AM -0700, Rick Moen wrote:
> Quoting mrbrklyn (mrbrklyn-at-panix.com):
> > http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40167432
> > =
> > I'm sure everyone has been following this but it really makes me
> > upset that every time we are attacked by terrorists that it is the
> > general public that is punished with more surveillance, and less
> > freedom of moments. Instead of attacking the enemy and fighting
> > militant Islam, we stop laptops from being used on airplanes.
> Tidbit: I used to live right near the site of this car-and-knife attack.
> (I lived on Trinity Church Square, Southwark, London, off Borough High
> Street, just south of Borough Market and the reconstructed Globe
> It's no surprise whatsoever that Theresa May's Tory government wants
> to use this incident as an excuse for even greater Internet
> surveillance: She was infamous for years as the main 'snooper's
> charter' (Investigatory Powers Act 2016) backer in Parliament, which
> passed it with her faction's backing in 2016. You surely remember the
> Churchill quotation: 'Never let a good crisis go to waste.'
> If you want to go after the main backers of terrorism, you'll find the
> core of the problem, and almost all of the funding, among the Wahhabis
> in Saudi Arabia. =
Actually they are in Leeds, and its the Brits fault for letting them all
into the country without serious understanding of the threat that they
That is what caused the Brits to pull out of the EU, they wanted control
over their boarder.
Although that is not a solution either.=A0Icenderary bombing of ISIS
would be a good start.
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