Loathing In America

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In the article “Fear & Loathing in America” at is a prediction by Dr. Hunter S Thompson of the response the United States would make in response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks on New York, Pennsylvania, and The Pentagon. In Fear & Loathing, Thompson describes the attacks and with the destruction of the World Trade Center Twin Towers that this eliminated the possibility of “Peace in Our Time”. Thompson also predicted this would be a religious war without end, and there was no way the attacks could have been prevented. The frank observations by the author and the choice of language were signatures of Thompson. Writing in The Independent, Robert Chalmers describes his first meeting with Thompson in 1992 and on subsequent occasions Thompson

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