Skip to comments.'Jihad Boom' Postcards Mailed To Schools Feature Threatening Cartoons (FL)
Posted on 09/17/2007 8:21:43 AM PDT by LurkedLongEnough
Police Release 9 Threatening Postcards
OCALA, Fla. -- Investigators in Marion County, Fla., are searching for the author of nine postcards sent to different schools on the same day with the words 'Jihad-Boom" and handwritten cartoons of a building apparently exploding with people inside.
Investigators released the postcards with the threatening drawings on them Monday in hopes of generating leads in the case.
Officials said that the postcards are made up of various and traditional themes, and each one has a distinctive hand-drawn cartoon on it. Several of the threats arrived on postcards featuring Walt Disney World.
Detectives said the threat-maker crossed his or her No. 7s and attached a suffix to the address. Six of the nine postcards spell the word "Jihad" correctly, while the others are incorrect.
The U.S. Postal Service said that the postcards were all mailed to the schools from the Ocala-Gainesville mailing district before the sixth anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
A $10,000 reward has been issued to anyone who provides information which leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for using the postal service to mail the threatening postcards to schools.
[See site for pictures of the postcards.]
Al Qaeda again telling us what they’ll do, before they do it. And the sheep are too stupid to care.
My bet would be on some high schoolers who think they’re very funny. Not so funny if they get caught.
I think we need to riot and burn down the embassies of any country that crosses its sevens.
< / Jihadi Stupidity>
I dunno, look at how childish the anthrax letters were as well.
“Six of the nine postcards spell the word “Jihad” correctly, while the others are incorrect.”
Can’t spell Jihad? Yep, that seems like American high-schoolers.
Yes. I remember the jihadist calendars depicting the bombing of the WTC— a YEAR BEFORE IT HAPPENED!
Wow.. I graduated from Vanguard High School.. oh so many years ago...
Is that true? I’ve never heard that - do you have a link? I’d love to look that up and add it to some research I’ve been collecting.
I think you are correct.
“A Perfect Day” looming?
Surprising. Not many people are aware that the correct spelling of "Jihad" is "I am a damn moron". It is a non-phonetic spelling that can be tricky to memorize...
The “crossed sevens” could mean the writer went to school in Europe. They didn’t learn that in a Florida school, and high schoolers probably wouldn’t feint that.
Note the date on the post card.
So is it an Arab terrorist who can't spell words in English, or a typical student, who can't spell words in English ...
Click the link to the article and then click on the postcard to see pictures of the rest of the postcards.
They cross the 7 (to distinguish it from a 1) in many places; actually, a lot of people in New York do it, probably because of the influence of so many 7-crossing foreigners. I myself cross my 7’s because I travel to places where they do it, and it makes one’s numbers clearer to them. Reading foreign numbers can be difficult!
That said, someone I know here (in Florida) got an e-mail death-threat from somebody who called himself “Ali the Assassin” and closed his threat-letter with “ALLAH IS MERCIFUL.” She thinks it was just spam, and not personal, because she was supposed to get in touch with an e-mail address in the UK (presumably to send money to buy off the “assassin”). Needless to say, she sent it to the FBI. But there are no doubt other people who received it and were terrified by it - anybody here get one or know anybody who did?
A dyslexic musilm terrorist?.................
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