Eco-terrorism and lawlessness on the national forests: oversight hearing before the Subcommittee on Forests and Forest Health of the Committee on Resources, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Seventh Congress, second session, February 12, 2002, Volumen4
U.S. Government Printing Office, 2002 - 133 páginas
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Página 10 - The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew. We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country.
Página 51 - International terrorism" means activities that— (1) involve violent acts or acts dangerous to human life that are a violation of the criminal laws of the United States...
Página 23 - But when a long train of abuses and usurpations pursuing invariably the same object evinces a design to reduce the people under absolute despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such government and provide new guards for their future safety.
Página 51 - ... occur totally outside the United States, or transcend national boundaries in terms of the means by which they are accomplished, the persons they appear intended to coerce or intimidate, or the locale in which their perpetrators operate or seek asylum. (d) "Sabotage...
Página 49 - Do you solemnly swear (or affirm) that the testimony you are about to give in this case shall be the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth, so help you God?
Página 54 - BY INTEGRATING THE INVESTIGATIVE ABILITIES OF THE FBI AND LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES THESE TASK FORCES REPRESENT AN EFFECTIVE RESPONSE TO THE THREATS POSED TO US COMMUNITIES BY DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL TERRORISTS.
Página 52 - THE FBI DEFINES ECO-TERRORISM AS THE USE OR THREATENED USE OF VIOLENCE OF A CRIMINAL NATURE AGAINST INNOCENT VICTIMS OR PROPERTY BY AN ENVIRONMENTALLY ORIENTED, SUBNATIONAL GROUP FOR ENVIRONMENTAL-POLITICAL REASONS, OR AIMED AT AN AUDIENCE BEYOND THE TARGET, OFTEN OF A SYMBOLIC NATURE.
Página 41 - The limitation of riots. ..is that they cannot win. ..and their participants know it. Hence, rioting is not revolutionary but reactionary because it invites defeat. It involves an emotional catharsis, but it must be followed by a sense of futility.36 Martin Luther King, Jr.