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Originally posted by quedup
Take a look at this warning - telling people to watch out for events in theaters/Cinemas now that really sets me off thinking, don't know about you guys.
7/21/2012 -- FBI theater attack warning issued on May 17, 2012
Originally posted by Chadwickus
reply to post by ChaoticOrder
And besides all that, if one was inclined to take out a lot of people, then a crowded place is obvious.
Then a dark, noisy cinema is even more obvious, really.
It doesn't take a criminal mastermind of evil government entity to come up with a plan to go on a shooting spree in a theater.
And the DHS obviously felt it was a viable threat.
Same as they feel a cyanide attack or a vehicle ramming attack is a viable threat...It's damned if they do, damned if they don't isn't it?
They try to cover all bases and the nuts claim they must have inside knowledge.
They don't do anything about it and the nuts claim they are inept and/or let it happen...
Originally posted by rick004
I'm just putting this out there , I'm not a comic book fan but could it possibly be a set up by movie producers trying to sabotage the first weekend of the new batman movie ?
Originally posted by wrequembix
My first thought was "Man, what a sick twisted POS, just another psycho roaming the streets". Then after gaining more information on the guy, I started to think it seemed kind of fishy. Seeing this document, imo, puts the the initial report of what/how/who happened in serious question. You don't just bust your ass getting through college and well on your way to getting a doctorate and throw it all away unless you've got a LEGIT reason, i would think anyways. I think the only way the FBI could have known this would/might happen when this was posted in May would be if it was a staged operation to fill some purpose or agenda. Terrorists are setting off bombs and killing people anywhere and everywhere in the middle east, which makes me wonder why it'd be so important to warn of possible attacks on a movie theater when they could warn about stadiums, malls, etc. as someone pointed out already. If it was a government job, what would the purpose be of releasing May document? To be able to later say "oh look at us, we called this one, but unfortunately it wasn't a terrorist doing the shooting, so we couldn't catch him." Based on what I know so far, I haven't come to a final opinion, but I don't think this guy just went off the deep end>edit on 7/22/2012 by wrequembix because: add on
Originally posted by AfterInfinity
We do realize how many theaters were opening with The Dark Knight Rises, correct? And how many FBI or law enforcement personnel would be required to cover all of these theaters?
How the hell were they supposed to prevent this from happening?