Know the Enemy

A terrorist is someone
who opposes the dictates of imperialism;
an extremist is someone who defends
his country against foreign invasion.

A radical is someone
who takes democracy seriously;
an anarchist is someone who gets beaten
and arrested at a street rally.

An Islamofascist is someone
who gets the goat of a Christofascist;
An anti-Semite is someone who condemns
the genocide of the Palestinian people.

A political fanatic is someone
who challenges the mainstream consensus;
a traitor is someone who refuses to fight
in wars of criminal aggression.

Jon Taylor lives in Nashville, TN. He can be reached at Read other articles by Jon.