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"An Act of Terrorism"

AWL_Kaput Wrote: Apr 16, 2013 6:25 PM
I don't want nor am I enamored with mob rule. Government of the people, by the people, for the people is not mob rule. I'm not calling for national referendums on every issue. I like federalism overall. The checks and balances exist to effectuate the will of the majority to a great degree, however. Yes, they protect against oppression of the minority, but the will of the majority manifested through our federalist system is not the same as mob rule.
Amid the ongoing investigation into the Boston Marathon bombings yesterday, President Obama identified the tragedy as "an act of terrorism" in his press conference this morning, following comments made by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel having identified the bombings as "a cruel act of terror."

The bombings were a "heinous cowardly act," President Obama said this morning, "and given what we now know about what took place, the FBI is investigating it as an act of terrorism." The President also encouraged strength and vigilance: "The American people refuse to be terrorized."

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