Politics Are all terrorists stupid?

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  1. bluedevil30

    bluedevil30 Well-Known Member

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    9-11 notwithstanding, are we lucky that most terrorists so far have been stupid?

    They either kill themselves in the act or run with no plan and get gunned down by the cops. Lots of them fail in the attempt (shoe bomber) or get easily caught in sting operations. If you declare yourself a leader of a group like Al-Qaeda or ISIL you will be hunted down by international forces and eventually wacked.

    Did the guy who gave the San Bernardino killers his guns think he wouldn't get caught?

    Not much brain power behind these acts which is probably a good thing.
     
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    Agreed but stupid equals dangerous as well. Gullible and susceptible to brainwashing. Easily influenced for evil purposes.
     
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    Quranic memorization doesn't produce someone like Anders Breivik .
     
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    They're idiots set up by the FBI, mostly. The San Bernardino couple is dubious, eyewitnesses insisting that three white guys did the shooting. 9/11 certainly wasn't planned and executed by amateurs. But the news reports whatever they're told to report, whether it makes any sense at all.
     
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    Belief in invisible gods does not an Einstien make.
     
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    Fuck off with your retard bullshit.

    So you think the government is powerful enough to get 3 people to go on a rampage and slaughter fellow American women/children but they aren't smart enough to use commonly available make-up to make the perps look like the people they were setting up, or to use the right number of people?

    I read a psychological report about conspiracy theorists and it wasn't good - the people who believe that shit have generally lower-than-average IQ's, suffer from depression and feelings of inadequacy and helplessness, and they engage in foolish rationalizations to believe there are greater powers at play that control events, thereby relieving themselves from responsibility for their own shitty lives.

    Good luck with that, retard.
     
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    Didn't mean to threaten your programming. Would you like some cocoa?
     
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    Yes.
     
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    Perfect description of Jesse Ventura
     
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    Nobody with a career or intelligence joins ISIS. The members of ISIS are the bottom of the barrel trash of Arab society.
     
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    You think San bernardino was a false flag operation? Lol there's only 100 different witnesses and cops who saw those two clowns and killed them.


    The terrorists managed to pull off 9/11 because they received training and money from the Saudi military. The same Saudi military that now assists ISIS that idiots like Carly Fiorina say is our willing ally and all Obama has to is say radical Islamic terror and point their direction to ISIS and they will fight ISIS for us
     
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    As I've said before I think the existence of ISIS is useful to the power at be as sort of a roach motel for jihadists. Face it, more of them are killed off / nullified by involvement with extremist groups than are imprisoned by law enforcement agencies. I would wager its cheaper and quicker too.
     
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    Social scientists have collected a large amount of data on the socioeconomic background of terrorists.

    ... they have found little evidence that the typical terrorist is unusually poor or badly schooled.

    Nearly 60% of suicide-bombers had more than a high-school education, compared with less than 15% of the general population.

    There is also no evidence that sympathy for terrorism is greater among deprived people.

    What might explain why so many relatively well-off people from relatively well-off countries end up as terrorists? It may be that a certain level of education makes it more likely that people will become politicized.

    ... terrorism is a complex activity. So terrorist organizations prefer to recruit skilled, educated people to carry out their missions.

    Much more here:
    http://www.economist.com/node/17730424
     
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    This

    As Hoard would say they are unevolved with nothing going on.

    If you have a decent job. A wife that gives the occasional BJ and lets you stick in the pooper once in a while... that breads hope.

    These folks are overwhelmingly poor, uneducated, males that must fuck goats.
     
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    Sure seems that way.

    Without guidance and support from outside groups/agencies, doesnt seem like theyd be able to do anything.

    Government agents 'directly involved' in most high-profile US terror plots.

    Remember the Newburgh Four? Heres a quote from the JUDGE, Colleen McMahon:

    "Only the government could have made a terrorist out of Mr Cromitie, a man whose buffoonery is positively Shakespearean in its scope," she said in court. She added: "I believe beyond a shadow of a doubt that there would have been no crime here except the government instigated it, planned it and brought it to fruition."

    Even the first WTC bombing plot in 1993, Emad Salem was hired by the FBI to infiltrate the Ramzi Yousef group. The FBI told him that the bomb was fake. When it turned out that the bomb was REAL, he began to record his conversations with the FBI because he thought he was being set-up. From the recordings in his broken English:

    Salem: "Okay. Alright. I don't think it was. If that's what you think guys, fine, but I don't think that because we was start already building the bomb which is went off in the World Trade Center. It was built by supervising supervision from the Bureau and the D.A. and we was all informed about it and we know that the bomb start to be built. By who? By your confidential informant. What a wonderful, great case!"

    Who the hell knows whats going on anymore. Al-CIAeda and ISUS, controlled opposition? Inventing enemies to justify mass surveillance and the billions being spent on the "war on terror".

    It all seems very very gay.