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    Re: Should the US Raise Security Threat to the Nation at its Highest Level for Sept 2

    Quote Originally Posted by MMC View Post
    Well, with History and what the Democrats/Liberals have going with Vietnam. They really shouldn't even be flapping their big mouths about any blood or bodybags. That's a History Marker they will always hold and will never be forgotten. So its best that just stay Mute on any of that BS. Just sayin!
    Oh, so you'd like to shut me up huh? That's typical of a conservative or a republican, seems I recall Reagan, and possibly even Bush telling people to shut up.

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    Re: Should the US Raise Security Threat to the Nation at its Highest Level for Sept 2

    Quote Originally Posted by AJiveMan View Post
    Oh, so you'd like to shut me up huh? That's typical of a conservative or a republican, seems I recall Reagan, and possibly even Bush telling people to shut up.
    Well, that 56k Dead should be able to do so all on its own. But then I don't mind you revelin in its glory. Be down and show how ya get that groove on.

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    Re: Should the US Raise Security Threat to the Nation at its Highest Level for Sept 2

    It seems that for now Jihadists are less likely to attack the US directly, since that would guarentee that we'd go into Iraq in full force. If the US does get attacked, Obama might catch some flack from FOX News and the conservatives for awhile but the attention would quickly shift back to our response. Raising the threat level may make air port security a little tighter, but it's not likely to prevent a well planned event. I'd imagine, it won't be the same kind of attack this time and will be executed from within a major city and already in place.
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    Re: Should the US Raise Security Threat to the Nation at its Highest Level for Sept 2

    Quote Originally Posted by grip View Post
    It seems that for now Jihadists are less likely to attack the US directly, since that would guarentee that we'd go into Iraq in full force. If the US does get attacked, Obama might catch some flack from FOX News and the conservatives for awhile but the attention would quickly shift back to our response. Raising the threat level may make air port security a little tighter, but it's not likely to prevent a well planned event. I'd imagine, it won't be the same kind of attack this time and will be executed from within a major city and already in place.


    Heya Grip. I think if we lost another Ambassador there would be more than just Fox news and conservatives to worry about.....already other overseas leaders and diplomats thinks he has diminished our role with the War on Terror. Can't just keep on with Airstrikes and think one is winning any such war.

    They wont get anything off on our shores.....but now overseas, its a different story. They have better odds of making something happen. But then they have threatened the Europeans too.

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    Re: Should the US Raise Security Threat to the Nation at its Highest Level for Sept 2

    Quote Originally Posted by MMC View Post
    Heya Grip. I think if we lost another Ambassador there would be more than just Fox news and conservatives to worry about.....already other overseas leaders and diplomats thinks he has diminished our role with the War on Terror. Can't just keep on with Airstrikes and think one is winning any such war.

    They wont get anything off on our shores.....but now overseas, its a different story. They have better odds of making something happen. But then they have threatened the Europeans too.
    I don't think Obama's actively trying to fight the War on Terror in Iraq. ISIL has started to blend in with the native populations by changing their clothing and structure. Obama is probably waiting till he's forced to commit more forces. The world is practically on fire right now with Libya being over run, I/P conflict, Egypt unstable, Pakistan with tens of thousands protesting, AQ in Somali and Yemen, now Russia invading Ukraine, with NATO reacting. If we overly commit to any one place with our diminished military, we won't be able to spread our forces around to anywhere else.

    I wouldn't dismiss the US getting hit according to this article.

    The Department of Homeland Security has lost track of more than 6,000 foreign nationals who entered the United States on student visas, overstayed their welcome, and essentially vanished -- exploiting a security gap that was supposed to be fixed after the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks.

    "My greatest concern is that they could be doing anything," said Peter Edge, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement official who oversees investigations into visa violators. "Some of them could be here to do us harm."

    “They just disappear,” said Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla. “They get the visas and they disappear.”

    Coburn said since the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks, 26 student visa holders have been arrested in the U.S. on terror-related charges.
    Visa Program Struggles to Track Missing Foreign Students - ABC News
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    Re: Should the US Raise Security Threat to the Nation at its Highest Level for Sept 2

    Quote Originally Posted by grip View Post
    I don't think Obama's actively trying to fight the War on Terror in Iraq. ISIL has started to blend in with the native populations by changing their clothing and structure. Obama is probably waiting till he's forced to commit more forces. The world is practically on fire right now with Libya being over run, I/P conflict, Egypt unstable, Pakistan with tens of thousands protesting, AQ in Somali and Yemen, now Russia invading Ukraine, with NATO reacting. If we overly commit to any one place with our diminished military, we won't be able to spread our forces around to anywhere else.

    I wouldn't dismiss the US getting hit according to this article.


    Visa Program Struggles to Track Missing Foreign Students - ABC News

    I think he was trying to rely on or buy someone else to do it. Check this out from last month. If he thought there was an Emergency in Africa in trying to prevent terrorists from reaching the Atlantic. Then why wouldn't he raise the Threat Level here at home? Or abroad.....especially with all you have mentioned?


    Obama gives France $10 million to fight terror in Africa.....

    Incensed by the news that President Barack Obama gave $10 million to France to fight terrorism in three of its former African colonies, Minister Menelik Harris, of the Atlanta-based World African Diaspora Union, sent out an email message demanding that Obama keep his “terror money.” Menelik suggested that the president of the U.S. should instead “give us our trillions of dollars in reparations to rebuild Africa as one union government to protect our enslaved, devastated and scattered people.”

    Aug. 11, website The Hill announced that Obama directed the $10 million in foreign aid to France to assist in “counter[ter]rorism operations on the African continent to target terror groups.” The article stated that money went to support a French counterterrorism operation code-named “Barkhan,” which would prevent the establishment of a “jihadist” foothold between Libya and the Atlantic Ocean. The Hill quoted a deputy national security adviser, Ben Rhodes, as saying the U.S. was “very focused on the threat of terrorism in Africa.” Obama issued a short statement concerning the money from his vacation spot on Martha’s Vineyard, located off the Massachusetts coast. “I hereby determine that an unforeseen emergency exists that requires immediate military assistance to France in its efforts to save Mali, Niger and Chad from terrorists and violent extremists,” said Obama.....snip~

    Obama gives France $10 million to fight terror in Africa | New York Amsterdam News: The new Black view

    Why are we giving the French 10 million to fight the War on Terror? When they have to fight it themselves anyways?

    Oh yeah, he determined that Unforeseen Emergency exists.

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    Re: Should the US Raise Security Threat to the Nation at its Highest Level for Sept 2

    Quote Originally Posted by MMC View Post
    I think he was trying to rely on or buy someone else to do it. Check this out from last month. If he thought there was an Emergency in Africa in trying to prevent terrorists from reaching the Atlantic. Then why wouldn't he raise the Threat Level here at home? Or abroad.....especially with all you have mentioned?


    Obama gives France $10 million to fight terror in Africa.....

    Incensed by the news that President Barack Obama gave $10 million to France to fight terrorism in three of its former African colonies, Minister Menelik Harris, of the Atlanta-based World African Diaspora Union, sent out an email message demanding that Obama keep his “terror money.” Menelik suggested that the president of the U.S. should instead “give us our trillions of dollars in reparations to rebuild Africa as one union government to protect our enslaved, devastated and scattered people.”

    Aug. 11, website The Hill announced that Obama directed the $10 million in foreign aid to France to assist in “counter[ter]rorism operations on the African continent to target terror groups.” The article stated that money went to support a French counterterrorism operation code-named “Barkhan,” which would prevent the establishment of a “jihadist” foothold between Libya and the Atlantic Ocean. The Hill quoted a deputy national security adviser, Ben Rhodes, as saying the U.S. was “very focused on the threat of terrorism in Africa.” Obama issued a short statement concerning the money from his vacation spot on Martha’s Vineyard, located off the Massachusetts coast. “I hereby determine that an unforeseen emergency exists that requires immediate military assistance to France in its efforts to save Mali, Niger and Chad from terrorists and violent extremists,” said Obama.....snip~

    Obama gives France $10 million to fight terror in Africa | New York Amsterdam News: The new Black view

    Why are we giving the French 10 million to fight the War on Terror? When they have to fight it themselves anyways?

    Oh yeah, he determined that Unforeseen Emergency exists.

    I don't know why we gave France anything?

    With this second recent beheading, now there's going to be a big Media pressure to get more involved in Iraq.
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    Re: Should the US Raise Security Threat to the Nation at its Highest Level for Sept 2

    Quote Originally Posted by grip View Post
    I don't know why we gave France anything?

    With this second recent beheading, now there's going to be a big Media pressure to get more involved in Iraq.
    The Saudi and UAE are pushing.....Yeah I just put up a thread on them beheading the other Journalist. Now they are telling the British their man is next. Which if they behead him that leaves them the woman as their last hostage we know of. That's ours.

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    Re: Should the US Raise Security Threat to the Nation at its Highest Level for Sept 2

    Quote Originally Posted by MMC View Post
    Heya Grip. I think if we lost another Ambassador there would be more than just Fox news and conservatives to worry about.....already other overseas leaders and diplomats thinks he has diminished our role with the War on Terror. Can't just keep on with Airstrikes and think one is winning any such war.

    They wont get anything off on our shores.....but now overseas, its a different story. They have better odds of making something happen. But then they have threatened the Europeans too.
    Greetings, MMC.

    A few years ago, a foreign "turncoat" expert on terrorism spoke at some conference for high level attendees, who were very interested and attentive - explaining in detail how it would probably be done. He said to expect a series of simultaneous attacks at various locations across our country, using backpacks or suitcase "dirty bombs," which would kill and injure as many people as possible at one time. Any thief that would find an unattended backpack or suitcase in a park would steal it, and opening it would detonate the bomb. Damn I wish I could find that article, because there were so many other things that he predicted, but the suitcase thing stuck with me...human nature being what it is. I wonder if Politico would still have it in their archives, because while lengthy, this was truly one of the most frightening things I've ever read! I've seen similar articles since, but that one was the most detailed by someone who knew what he was talking about! How do you issue an "alert" for something like that?

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