What is a terrorist?
Another couple news items caught my eye and gave me reason to pause. It seems that the department of homeland security can ‘detain’ suspected terrorists with out having to show cause. These people will not be covered by the same legal rights as common everyday robbers and murders. These special people will be able to be held without bail for an ‘indefinite’ period of time and will not be allowed to have a lawyer. Now with all of this said, that is not what is bothering me. It is the broad definition, ‘homeland security’ is using for a terrorist, and even I feel uneasy when I see who falls within that definition. Below are just a few of the parameters that I remember, and remember you need only have one of these to fall into the terrorist category. But to lighten the mood a bit, it has been suggested over coffee today that I could parody Jeff Foxworthy’s, your a redneck if…..
Your a potential terrorist if:
You have more than one gun.
You visit the ‘wrong’ web sites.
You have more than 5 days of food stored at your home.
You have an excessive amount of ammunition stored at your home.
You live off the grid.
I always wondered about those black helicopters circling over the cabin…..