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Our homegrown Taliban

October 2, 2014

They want to hang women who have had abortions. Why should anyone with even a modicum of respect for liberty view such a bleak future as much different from the Islamic republics that behead apostates and stone adulterers? As with Islamic extremism, the rhetoric and logic propagated by a much larger number of those more moderate in their views nonetheless helps feed the extremism.

If you’re an American who listens only to talk radio, you might live in a world where climate change is a debunked hoax, where Obama is trying to foster an Ebola epidemic in the US, and where Americans are at substantial risk from Muslim terrorism. The insurance companies have a very different view of the world. Likely, because they place bets on the outcome.

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