Empty Days

Sunday, July 11, 2004



Beware of arab terrorists.

I recall a bit of news on tv recently where some vacationing folks at the canadian-usa border in the Toronto/Detroit region were asked to sell their boat by two arabs - the arabs wanted to cross the river to the US side instead of taking the bridge and go through passport control.

Heh - do you think those fellows were illegal immigrants? Doubtful. The couple declined to sell the boat and the two arabs vanished.

So, I suggest we stop worrying too much about racial profiling - too bad most of those militant islamists are of arab origine. It sure is an inconvenience for so many other middle-eastern types, but I guess they'll just have to put up with it for a while. The activity is kinda relentless though we don't see it until it works out.

Canadians are exceptionally stupid in that way - they don't realize they too might get a bomb up their ass one of these days: from some frustrated terrorist who couldn't do it in the States.

Hilarious.

Notwithstanding which, one should also remember that "The FBI is a joke" - those federal police bureaucracies are really dumb in so many ways it's hard to count. Exceptionally prone to wanton stupidity, abuse of power, and wrongful application of policies - recall Maher Arar's case.

But if you're asked to sell a boat by arab individuals for purposes of illegal crossing the border, don't sell it - Maher Arar would not have asked for such a favor.





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