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(Al Jazeera)   Sword-wielding men attack Sumatran police station in terror act immediately claimed by ISIS, who apparently can't afford guns anymore   ( divider line
    More: Scary, Indonesia, national police spokesman, Riau police headquarters, journalist Doddy Vladimir, suicide bomb attack, white Toyota Avanza, Jemaah Ansharut Daulah, police station  
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2018-05-16 09:53:38 AM  
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2018-05-16 01:35:42 PM  
4 votes:
Watch out, they will work up to light sabers.

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2018-05-16 02:32:02 PM  
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priapic_abandon2: It worked on D-Day.

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One of my favorite historical figures. Reading up on him just now...

In the spring of 1948, just before the end of the British mandate in the region, he became involved in another conflict. Along with twelve of his soldiers, he attempted to assist the Hadassah medical convoy that came under attack by Arab forces.[14] Churchill was one of the first men on the scene and banged on a bus

Man. I don't see how that was the right time for that, but still, apparently there wasn't a situation too dangerous for him to draw his sword.
2018-05-16 02:01:07 PM  
2 votes:
They alighted from the van. This was not a van full of ballerinas.
2018-05-16 01:47:19 PM  
2 votes:
It's really a cultural thing. If you gave them a horse, they'd ride around brandishing the sword.
2018-05-16 01:38:09 PM  
2 votes:

Snarfangel: Watch out, they will work up to light sabers.

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This is how you end up with an arms race...

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2018-05-16 04:51:58 PM  
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PsiChick: Does anyone actually check into whether or not Daesh did it, or do we just go by them claiming it? I seems like an easy way for them to get publicity, just claim some random nutjob running around shooting people as theirs and sit back. Shouldn't there be some kind of evidence if they were radicalized?

Who cares? What difference does it make?
What did they want? What was the purpose?  What was their message?
It's just criminal violence without those things, so what does it matter if it was ISIS or the Rotary Club?
2018-05-16 02:34:27 PM  
1 vote:

Jiro Dreams Of McRibs: Ask Theo Van Gogh about the symbolism of being on the receiving end of a real good, down home, Islamic hacking to death.​_Gogh_(film_director)

Or Fusilier Lee Rigby​f_Lee_Rigby

Or Shia Cleric Abdul Majid al-Khoei​/apr/11/iraq.ianblack

Sometimes the sword is mightier than the penis substitute.

2018-05-16 02:20:11 PM  
1 vote:
It worked on D-Day.

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2018-05-16 02:14:01 PM  
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Going amok is an Indonesian tradition. In fact, that's where the word comes from. It's usually an elaborate form of assisted suicide. I am disappointed they used a Japanese sword instead of the many excellent native ones.
2018-05-16 01:35:01 PM  
1 vote:
Was it a scimitar?
2018-05-16 09:49:24 AM  
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There can be only one.
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