So I’m listening to Attorney General Ashcroft last night, and I’m hearing: “blah blah blah specific and credible evidence blah blah blah terrorist attacks blah blah blah extra-heightened state of alert blah blah blah…” And I’m thinking, this is what? the fourth time since 9/11 that Americans have been asked to go on heightened alert? I think they’re running out of adjectives to describe the states of alert they want us on.
Next time they should just say “Double-Secret Probation.”
So what are we supposed to do? Karate-chop random middle eastern people on the streets? Bring uzis to the world series games? Strip-search the New York marathon runners? What? I wish he’d divulge a bit more so we can focus in on something.
It’s nuts out there. A coworker and friend (one and the same person) was removed from an aircraft. His skin is rather dark, and he sports a mustache. He speaks with an accent. He’s Puerto Rican, and I’ve heard thru a third party that he’s been getting the evil eye everywhere he goes… It’s insane!
As for me, I’m hiding under my bed until this alert thing is over. I’m a little nervous, though–I brought a cup of coffee under here, along with some coffeemate and a couple of packets of equal. Either I’ve spilled some coffeemate or those damned terrorists have been in my house. [sub]and I have to pee[/sub] Maybe I should go the other way and run through the streets screaming every time a plane goes overhead. :eek: Though if jarbabyj and Esprix get their way, I might forego either of the above options. Always did love a man semi in uniform!
My input is probably better placed in IMHO, but I’m just gonna stick it here since this thread is what moved me to speak.
This morning someone on my bus (city not school) said that there’s supposed to be “something big” happening at the World Series game in NY tonight. It’s my opinion that they aren’t going to strike something so obvious. But that’s just my opinion.
Someone explain to me why they are going to do something that should have such heightened security that they won’t be able to get away with something? Is it as simple as that “we can’t protect against everything”?