Michael A. Radford
October 3, 2013
The War on Terrorism: How It Affects Us
We are at war with terrorism. Even though there are many people and corporations who are benefiting from it, the war on terrorism instantaneously impact the lives of many Americans because of its ability to create fear by hindering political and economical growth, devastating job marketing and corporate industries, and cultivating evolving governmental policies that make the most essential things in society very problematic like employment, traveling, or even security. As we all know, 9/11 is considered the most iconic event in modern history which stands as a symbolic commitment toward conquering ...view middle of the document...
The War on Terrorism cultivated many evolving governmental policies that make necessary things needed for survival troublesome. No longer can we simply board an airplane to do our business, visit our families, or even take a vacation. The whole travel thing is now a complete nightmare. The long airport lines and redundant checkpoint procedures creates an inconvenience for every American traveler. With the U.S. unemployment rate somewhat high, the housing market and job market are still indirect victims of the war on terrorism. Americans are still terrified of committing themselves to a 15-year or 30-year mortgage. Instead, we would rather rent, rather than risk a serious financial ordeal like foreclosure. Investing in small businesses is also affected because of the increase in unemployment. Businesses crumble because they don’t have the necessary workers to fulfill them, which can be blamed on the economy. The job market speaks for itself, producing a virtually irreversible unemployment rate that point affected Americans towards hopelessness.
The most important reason the War on Terrorism impact the lives of many Americans is because it hinders political and economical growth. The American economy is absolutely struggling right now. The United States Government is spending trillions of dollars more than we actually have. How is the war on terror affecting the American society? If we were out of this war on terror,...