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    To Avoid Offending Terrorists, Homeland Security Secretary Replaces 'Terrorism' With the Term 'Man-Caused Disaster'. More change we can choke on

    Even as President Obama compares bankers to suicide bombers, his Homeland Security Secretary is suggesting the T-word, terrorism, is too inflammatory and representative of old-fashioned "politics of fear." She's announced a new term: "man-caused disaster." From an interview with the German magazine Der Spiegel:
    SPIEGEL: Madame Secretary, in your first testimony to the US Congress as Homeland Security Secretary you never mentioned the word "terrorism." Does Islamist terrorism suddenly no longer pose a threat to your country?
    NAPOLITANO: Of course it does. I presume there is always a threat from terrorism. In my speech, although I did not use the word "terrorism," I referred to "man-caused" disasters. That is perhaps only a nuance, but it demonstrates that we want to move away from the politics of fear toward a policy of being prepared for all risks that can occur.
    But what if the suicide bomber is a female? Isn't it sexist to use "man-caused disaster"?

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    The only man-caused disaster I see is Obama's cabinet.
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    Loony f#@king liberals.
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    This is pretty funny....
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    Quote Originally Posted by pgg View Post
    Someone please tell me this is a joke.

    Nope, this is the continued liberal pussification of the United Socialist States of America.

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    The Obama Administration treats the Prime Minister of our greatest ally with a total lack of class and offends Great Britain.This same Adminstration bends over backwards to avoid offending terrorist by not calling them terrorist. Disturbing......
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    "Man-caused disaster" instead of suicide bombing or terrorist attack?

    So, I assume that makes a terrorist a "man-caused disasterist"?

    And if you consider that the Obama Administration will likely cause more damage to this country than any terrorist has ever done, would it be safe to say he caused a "man-caused disaster"?

    So, I guess he and his minions are what we used to call terrorists?
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    "man caused disaster" How PC is that. Where I come from, we call a spade a spade.

    So after Obama's term is up, will we be calling him the man who caused the disaster?


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    Come on people........we dont want to offend the very people that are hell bent on eliminating us off the face of the Earth do we??? This is the first step, the holding hands step. Next we invite them to sit down and sing Kumbaya (SP). Everyone knows there all just misunderstood adults who had a rough childhood.







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    Quote Originally Posted by pgg View Post
    Someone please tell me this is a joke.
    I'm afraid to see what headlines are posted on April Fool's Day. If *this* story is true, I won't know what to believe when the fake ones appear
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    Oh good gravy. Will someone please just hit me over the head with an "assault weapon" and get this over with?
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    We are in for a very long 4 years!!!!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mack View Post
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    No kidding, it will seem like an eternity.


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