[funsec] Disturbed anti-war protester can't find soldier, kills civilian with axe instead

rms at computerbytesman.com rms at computerbytesman.com
Tue Sep 11 16:26:16 CDT 2007

Her son, the taxi driver, said she was mistaken.  He also said that
Nigeria isn't as dangerous as most Americans assume from the news.

However, another taxi driver here in Boston was telling me that he was
so freaked out by the random gun violence in the Roxbury section of Boston
that he almost went back to Somilia.


> On Tue, 11 Sep 2007 rms at computerbytesman.com wrote:
>> I hope that outsiders don't get the idea that Americans are all
>> terrorists
>> because of the deranged act of this one guy.
>> I've talked to a number of foreigners who assumed before they arrived
>> here
>> that the U.S. is like the Wild West with everyone carrying guns on the
>> street.  They get this impressions from the news, TV shows, movies, etc.
>  ... and from some Americans on this list. One of them bragged that he
> even wore his gun to a wedding.
>> One taxi driver told me that his mother begged him to stay in Nigeria
>> because America was such a dangerous place. ;-)
> Was she mistaken?

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