Fear as a Lever

No observation will cause one to be ejected from acceptable mainstream company more immediately than pointing out that what the U.S. Government is doing is “terrorism” by definition. .. That’s because using Terrorist threats or civilian-destroying violence for political gain, or to keep a population in fear, is something that only other people do — but never the United States — even when it’s as plain as day as it is here that the U.S. Government is doing exactly that.

via Glenn Greenwald