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originally posted by: Vasa Croe
a reply to: Krazysh0t
Yes, I know people dress up for New Years, but not quite to the extent they do for Halloween which is a holiday known for costumes....New Years is not. While I appreciate your comparison, I disagree with your assessment and correlation of the two holidays. I don't dismiss your parallel on these, I just happen to believe it a lot more likely for a group that is bent on truly terrorizing citizens up close and personal, not with bombs to kill hundreds at a time, to do this on Halloween. You are more than welcome to disagree.
I am not trying to prove any point, though it seems you are and I am baffled as to why. Reason and logic would actually point to Halloween being a perfect time for an attack such as the ones ISIS carries out. Real blood/fake blood, people dead/dressed up as dead, real killers/people dressed up as killers, real terrorists/people dressed up as real terrorists, fake weapons/real weapons being carried by many, etc....
I have heard the "call to arms" of others before, but to carry out a bombing is a lot harder than to just go hack people up with a machete or hatchet or whatever. ISIS stated :
And shockingly a couple in Canada and at least 2 in the US decided to go for it.
See....this is how a movement starts. We say it was just a whackbag with no ties to ISIS or whatever group, yet we find their writings and how they followed Islam and blah blah blah. Well that is exactly how these groups operate.....I don't think there is a head of the snake in the case of terror cells for these guys...the nutters seek them out and just do what they think is wanted on their behalf.
It is pretty simple to make the connection for me, though it does not seem simple for you.
Honestly, your opinion really matters very little to me. I am not here to convince anyone of anything. Just sharing a concern I have over how easily this Halloween could become the next story in the saga with all that has been in the news this week of killings and attempted killings.
originally posted by: mindseye1609
a reply to: Krazysh0t
If a week before Xmas and New Years people start hacking people up because ISIS told them to do then il make the thread myself lol.
The timing does fit Krazyshot, vasa is not off base on this one.
Crazy people will be out and about Halloween night, there's no arguing that point, devils night and Halloween draw out nischief and mayhem. SO we have people out and about who have it fresh in their mind from within only a few days Other crazies have committed terrible acts.
It's not like vasa is saying because of 9/11 we need to be vigilant on Halloween. These attacks just took place. Idk if you live in a very privileged world that you can't see the actual world around you but its pretty rough out there. People are looking for something because they feel the west have let them down..
From the White House front fence to the background at the micheal brown rallies this bug is takin hold. I'm hoping that the first couple cases will be insignificant enough with bad enough endings for the perpetrators that it discourages others but sadly in America most believe that if someone else didn't do it right they will. It's a very sticky situation that I hope is all just an overreaction by us and a couple isolated cases but currently the jury is out and the count is building daily.
Halloween and Terrorism in the US....concerned?
"With the increase of young persons planning on wearing ISIS-like uniforms and being masked for Halloween, there are some concerns which we, and law enforcement, need to be attentive to," he told FoxNews.com.
"It is all about one day or one night, and hopefully there won't be any incidents, but here are two scenarios that could be developed by jihadi terrorists for Halloween," he speculated. "One is that they would wear ISIS type clothing and mingle with the Halloween celebrants, mostly in public places, and perform violence and film it with devices. The videos produced would be extensively used by ISIS or jihadists for propaganda purposes. They would claim having hit the enemy at home, while wearing jihadi uniforms."
originally posted by: Feltrick
a reply to: Vasa Croe
No worries about terrorism on Halloween. If they are planning a strike it'll happen during the elections. Imagine the press coverage and disruption to the US!
Perhaps why we haven't seen an attack yet by any sympathizers.