The 'Dirty Bomb' Threat

American Voicespatriotism ISSUE 38•23 Jun 19, 2002

U.S. citizen Jose Padilla was arrested May 8 in a plot to detonate a "dirty bomb" spewing low-level radiation. What do you think about this latest terror threat?

  • “I am an American, and I'm not about to be cowed into fearing things I should be afraid of.”

    Jim Miller –
    Architect

  • “I'm glad they caught that soy-bomb guy. He was a dick.”

    Lisa Bell –
    Student

  • “I don't know... picking up chicks with, 'Sleep with me, baby—tomorrow we could all be dirty-bombed' just doesn't cut it.”

    Frank Castellano –
    Delivery Driver

  • “That's so awesome that the government stopped a would-be terrorist. And right when they're reeling from criticism about that stuff. It's like fate! A magical cosmic symmetry!”

    Dave Downing –
    File Clerk

  • “Tell you one thing: There wouldn't be all this bombing and killing stuff if everyone in the world were either me or my wife.”

    Mitch Redmond –
    Systems Analyst

  • “The big question is, how did we ever let a guy like this into the country? What? He was born here? Oh.”

    Dana Cornell –
    Florist

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