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'Credible But Not Specific' Threat of New Terrorist Attack (It's not October yet, fool!)
ABC ^ | 9/28/2010 | RICHARD ESPOSITO, RHONDA SCHWARTZ, MATTHEW COLE and ANNA SCHECTER

Posted on 09/28/2010 5:41:24 PM PDT by markomalley

US and European officials said Tuesday they have detected a plot to carry out a major, coordinated series of new terror attacks in the United Kingdom, France, Germany and possibly the United States.

A senior US official said that while there is a "credible" threat, no specific time or place is known. President Obama has been briefed about the threat, say senior US officials.

Intelligence and law enforcement authorities in the US and Europe said the threat information is based on the interrogation of a suspected German terrorist allegedly captured on his way to Europe in late summer and now being held at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan.

US law enforcement officials say they have been told the terrorists were planning a series of "Mumbai-style" commando raids on what were termed "economic or soft" targets in the countries.

In testimony before Congress last week, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said, "We are all seeing increased activity by a more diverse set of groups and a more diverse set of threats."

(Excerpt) Read more at abcnews.go.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Front Page News; Government; Politics/Elections; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: crushislam; france; germany; islam; islamicterrorism; islamicviolence; obama; obamaknows; unitedkingdom; waronterror; wot
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I guess since Congress is going on recess, they need to get the October Surprise done a little early.
1 posted on 09/28/2010 5:41:26 PM PDT by markomalley
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To: markomalley

Does this remind anybody of that terrorist attack in Spain that handed the election to the liberals? I wonder if that is the terrorists’ plan/hope for us?


2 posted on 09/28/2010 5:43:46 PM PDT by Fantasywriter
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To: markomalley
interrogation of a suspected German terrorist allegedly captured on his way to Europe in late summer and now being held at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan

Obama's torturing innocent people!!!!!

3 posted on 09/28/2010 5:46:47 PM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: markomalley

Obama’s response was probably: “We can absorb a terrorist attack”.


4 posted on 09/28/2010 5:47:06 PM PDT by justsaynomore (Please help us put Herman over 30K fans - www.facebook.com/THEHermanCain)
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To: Fantasywriter

How would a big terror attack help Congressional Dems? Sure it would raise Obama’s popularity and take some of the laser focus off the economy but terrorism concern plays to the strengths of our Repub candidates.


5 posted on 09/28/2010 5:47:57 PM PDT by Callahan
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To: markomalley

No problem, we can absorb it. /s


6 posted on 09/28/2010 5:48:02 PM PDT by dforest
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To: markomalley

This can’t be. Obama’s election was going to bring peace and harmony to the world.


7 posted on 09/28/2010 5:49:48 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (A guy walks into a bar)
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To: markomalley

All the more reason to vote these corrupt, incompetent and traitorous Obama minions out of office.


8 posted on 09/28/2010 5:50:58 PM PDT by Gator113 (Beauty will devour the Beast in 2012. Kill "Obamamosque"@ Ground Zero)
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To: Callahan

You know, I hope it would actually *hurt* Dems. But in all honesty I’ve lost some faith in the US electorate since it handed the Oval Office to Obama. Yes, McCain was a crappy candidate, and yes, gas prices and other issues seemed to help the Dems. Still there’s no excuse for falling for the Marxist empty suit. So would a terrorist attack help or hurt the Dems? I shudder to think.


9 posted on 09/28/2010 5:51:08 PM PDT by Fantasywriter
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To: justsaynomore

Heck, for all we know, this is a code signal to terrorists. You really have to watch what he’s saying, some of it so crazy.


10 posted on 09/28/2010 5:51:11 PM PDT by bergmeid
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To: markomalley

Gee nothing specific...I remember the lefties just going bonkers blaming boooosh, even though Clinton knew..

Where is the left on this one? Crickets of course.

And that’s with the media hiding the 15 or so that’s happend here since Obama threw the doors open and said cmon in, we’ll protect YOU, terrorists!


11 posted on 09/28/2010 5:51:50 PM PDT by Freddd (CNN is down to Three Hundred Thousand viewers. But they worked for it.)
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To: HereInTheHeartland

According to his worshipers, we haven’t given him enough time. ;-)


12 posted on 09/28/2010 5:52:05 PM PDT by doc1019 (Martyrdom is a great thing, until it is your turn.)
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To: markomalley

Does this mean the war on terror isn’t over?

An impending man made disaster is coming???


13 posted on 09/28/2010 5:52:33 PM PDT by Freddd (CNN is down to Three Hundred Thousand viewers. But they worked for it.)
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To: Fantasywriter

Hold on to your arses...Obama will certainly blame us the citizenry.


14 posted on 09/28/2010 5:53:28 PM PDT by Freddd (CNN is down to Three Hundred Thousand viewers. But they worked for it.)
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To: Fantasywriter
Does this remind anybody of that terrorist attack in Spain that handed the election to the liberals? I wonder if that is the terrorists’ plan/hope for us?

AHMADINEJAD, BLACK PANTHERS & FARRAKHAN HOLD ‘SECRET’ NY RENDEZVOUS

Yup, the terrorists. That works for me. Uh-huh.

15 posted on 09/28/2010 5:53:43 PM PDT by markomalley (Extra Ecclesiam nulla salus)
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To: Callahan
"How would a big terror attack help Congressional Dems?"

It could provide a crisis, to provide Obama a reason to declare martial law. Maybe postpone the election "until the crisis is over".

16 posted on 09/28/2010 5:54:33 PM PDT by Aarchaeus (V)
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To: Fantasywriter

Possibly, but if that is what they are thinking, I believe they are making a serious misjudgment.

Americans are already angry at Obama, see him as weak on national defense as well as incompetent on economic matters. If the Islamics or Dems think that successful terrorist attack will convince people to rally to the Presidential Colors and thus boost Democrat chances, they are deluding themselves.

It would have the exact opposite effect, because why American may be divided on Republican economic policies, when it comes to military and foreign affairs, they win hands down.


17 posted on 09/28/2010 5:55:00 PM PDT by Ronin (If he were not so gruesomely incompetent and dangerous, Obama would just be silly.)
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To: Cementjungle

Will this create jobs?


18 posted on 09/28/2010 5:55:16 PM PDT by Freddd (CNN is down to Three Hundred Thousand viewers. But they worked for it.)
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To: Fantasywriter

Are trucks being stopped in Georgia?


19 posted on 09/28/2010 5:56:11 PM PDT by GOPJ (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2589165/posts)
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To: markomalley

Good work, in tying these two issues together. It would not surprise me if there was a connection in there somewhere—especially with the Iranian madman. Let’s just pray Americans are way more savvy than the Spaniards.


20 posted on 09/28/2010 5:56:24 PM PDT by Fantasywriter
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To: Freddd

Obama knows a place in NY for them, maybe even a new shiny mosque for them!!!


21 posted on 09/28/2010 5:56:31 PM PDT by Freddd (CNN is down to Three Hundred Thousand viewers. But they worked for it.)
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To: markomalley

Trucks being inspected:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2597953/posts


22 posted on 09/28/2010 5:59:15 PM PDT by GOPJ (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2589165/posts)
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To: Ronin

From your lips to God’s ears. I pray you’re right, and such an attack would bring out the very best in us—including the kind of patriotism that is sick and tired enough of Obama to give the Republicans an even bigger sweep in Nov.


23 posted on 09/28/2010 6:01:06 PM PDT by Fantasywriter
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To: GOPJ

I haven’t been out on the road much since last weekend, and I live in a smallish town. I haven’t seen any trucks being stopped, but then I don’t think I’m in the best position to observe it. Are there reports of trucks being stopped and searched?


24 posted on 09/28/2010 6:04:52 PM PDT by Fantasywriter
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To: markomalley

‘possibly the United States’

So it’s possible the U.S. isn’t being considered.

But it sure gets unemployement and out of control government out of the headlines, eh?


25 posted on 09/28/2010 6:05:12 PM PDT by Freddd (CNN is down to Three Hundred Thousand viewers. But they worked for it.)
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To: Fantasywriter
Good work, in tying these two issues together. It would not surprise me if there was a connection in there somewhere—especially with the Iranian madman. Let’s just pray Americans are way more savvy than the Spaniards.

I'm not all that hopeful. The news might interfere with American Idol...or maybe even Monday Night Football.

26 posted on 09/28/2010 6:10:57 PM PDT by markomalley (Extra Ecclesiam nulla salus)
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To: markomalley

This doesnt help odumbo or the rats. It just reminds the voters how weak they are


27 posted on 09/28/2010 6:19:07 PM PDT by italianquaker (obama all hat no cattle)
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To: markomalley

I have a cat named Spike who would like to meet Infidel Kitteh. Spike didn’t get his name for nothing. ;)

As for the election/possible attack. It could go either way. Sometimes US voters act stupidly, but other times they come through in a big way. I’m leaning toward the belief that a terrorist strike would bring out our best—and the Dems are NOT our best.


28 posted on 09/28/2010 6:23:02 PM PDT by Fantasywriter
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To: markomalley

And still we dither about what to do, whether Afghanistan is worth it, etc. Annihilate them wherever they stick their head up. The only thing these people will respond to is strength. They expect us to be weak.


29 posted on 09/28/2010 6:27:03 PM PDT by popdonnelly (Class warfare is Obama's thing.)
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To: markomalley; Titan Magroyne

“Allegedly captured”? It took four ABC “reporters” and an alleged editor to come up with “allegedly captured”? I doubt the cited law enforcement authorities in the US and Europe speaking of the “suspected German terrorist” uttered that phrase and if they had, the reporter(s) should have thrown a red flag on the field. They insert these verbs to boost their word count and to simulate intelligence without regard to what they are allegedly reporting. I’m sorry, but the suspected terrorist was either captured or he wasn’t, and if he wasn’t, there is no story. “Journalism school” ain’t what it used to be.


30 posted on 09/28/2010 7:03:04 PM PDT by Drumbo ("Democracy can withstand anything but democrats." - Jubal Harshaw [Robert A. Heinlein])
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To: markomalley

Big fat Sis will know about the terrorist attack the day after. What a joke for head of Homeland Insurity.


31 posted on 09/28/2010 7:24:47 PM PDT by mohresearcher
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To: Fantasywriter

March 11, 2003.


32 posted on 09/28/2010 7:30:56 PM PDT by Lexinom
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To: Callahan
How would a big terror attack help Congressional Dems? Sure it would raise Obama’s popularity and take some of the laser focus off the economy but terrorism concern plays to the strengths of our Repub candidates.

But are the terrorists smart enough to figure that out? They saw how the nation rallied behind Bush after 9/11. Perhaps they think they would be doing Obama a favor if we were hit again before the November election. I think it would make things even worse for Obama and the democrats (if that were possible).
33 posted on 09/28/2010 8:04:12 PM PDT by GLDNGUN
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To: Fantasywriter

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2597953/posts


34 posted on 09/28/2010 8:07:24 PM PDT by GOPJ (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2589165/posts)
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To: markomalley
President Obama has been briefed about the threat

Don't worry tough guy 0bama says we can absorb it. So what if some or a lot of people die, tough guy says it will make us stronger.

We are so screwed. How many of us will survive the incompetence and villainy of the Usurper.

35 posted on 09/28/2010 8:13:40 PM PDT by A message
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To: Fantasywriter

>>Are there reports of trucks being stopped and searched?

Hopefully not.

The Quisling MSM would never tell the terrorists exactly where the checkpoints are because that might facilitate the terrorists eluding the checkp... err... wait - “The QUISLING msm”.

Hmmmm...


36 posted on 09/28/2010 8:33:19 PM PDT by LomanBill (Animals! The DemocRats blew up the windmill with an Acorn!)
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To: GOPJ

Thanks for the link. It sounds like the authorities are starting to get worried. I can’t imagine why. With the border so well patrolled and under control, it’s hard to see how the terrorists could possibly sneak in. /s


37 posted on 09/28/2010 8:46:36 PM PDT by Fantasywriter
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To: LomanBill

Pretty soon the only reader/viewership the Dinosaur Media has will be the terrorists, looking for helpful tips.


38 posted on 09/28/2010 8:48:38 PM PDT by Fantasywriter
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To: markomalley

Those rascally moderates are at it again.


39 posted on 09/28/2010 9:15:26 PM PDT by Titus-Maximus (Light from Light)
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To: Callahan

suspend elections ???


40 posted on 09/28/2010 9:31:17 PM PDT by Gilbo_3 (Gov is not reason; not eloquent; its force.Like fire,a dangerous servant & master. George Washington)
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To: markomalley

Ozero makes the statement that we can absorb a terrorist attack.
Imadinnerjacket, black panthers and farrakook hold a secret meeting.
News comes out that there is a credible threat of a new terrorist attack.

There are no coincidences witht this crowd.


41 posted on 09/29/2010 4:41:18 AM PDT by Texas resident (Outlaw fisherman)
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To: markomalley

As beyond sickening and Adolf Hitler as Obama is. He has sadly encouraged this.

Politics aside for a moment. We are all complacent to this, most especially the liberals and media.


42 posted on 09/29/2010 6:55:01 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: markomalley

“President Obama has been briefed”

I am not sure who the bigger terrorist is, the subject of the briefing or the person being briefed?


43 posted on 09/29/2010 7:02:01 AM PDT by hejahale (DITTO)
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To: Fantasywriter

“Does this remind anybody of that terrorist attack in Spain that handed the election to the liberals? I wonder if that is the terrorists’ plan/hope for us?”

We have plenty “HOMEGROWN” anarchist/terrorist that would love to effect such a change. After all I’m sure they have all read Bill Ayers musings on the subject, and look where he ended up.


44 posted on 09/29/2010 7:09:02 AM PDT by Marty62 (marty60)
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To: Marty62

You’re right, but I wonder if the anarchists have the will? Muslims who murder are convinced they’ll get 72 virgins. I think the average anarchist likes staying alive and being a self-indulgent agitator more than being a martyr, though I’m sure there are exceptions.


45 posted on 09/29/2010 7:14:33 AM PDT by Fantasywriter
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To: Fantasywriter

Why do you think they wear bandanas over their faces. They like to keep their id’s secret while they trash other peoples businesses.

I will be interested who the new (unknown) Marxist are that show up to this thing.
Ofcourse, a gathering of hundreds would be perfect. as opposed the 800,000 that showed up for Becks “Restoring American Honor”

This whole thing is a power play to try deminish the Beck Rally.
Mainly to show their are more of the Commie/Fascist than God Fearing people willing to take up the fight in the WAR for Americas Soul.


46 posted on 09/29/2010 7:20:45 AM PDT by Marty62 (marty60)
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To: indylindy
No problem, we can absorb it. /s

When the Kenyan made that traitorous comment the other day, I stated then that I wondered if that was his coded message to the izlamo-nazis that now is the right time to carry out another attempt. Looks like a had a moment of prescience.

47 posted on 09/29/2010 7:25:14 AM PDT by OB1kNOb (Contrary to leftist beliefs, it's the United StateS of America, not the united STATE of america.)
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To: Marty62

I fully expect the next terrorist attack, surely to come prior to Nov2, to be a well coordinated affair. Islamonutz from the east, and Obammunists from the west, are well [community] organized.


48 posted on 09/29/2010 7:26:55 AM PDT by C210N (0bama, Making the world safe for Marxism)
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To: Marty62

I think anarchists get a charge out of running amuck and getting away with it. I don’t think they set out to trash businesses in hopes of dying a martyr—or getting arrested and serving a life sentence. If they opt to pull off the magnitude of terrorist attack that could affect an election, they risk death or severe incarceration. So far that hasn’t been their MO.


49 posted on 09/29/2010 7:27:57 AM PDT by Fantasywriter
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To: markomalley
I find the timing of this to be very suspect. All to convenient. The terrorist have been unable to mount a successful attack of any large scale for over two years and suddenly they care able to put together a large force and get it organized just in time for October. Please...i do not believe in coincidences.
50 posted on 09/29/2010 7:32:12 AM PDT by mad_as_he$$ (Playing by the rules only works if both sides do it!)
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