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    FBI officials said there is no credible or specific warning that Chicago is under threat of terrorism activity over the holiday shopping season after the bureau today circulated a notice on shopping malls being targeted.

    The FBI communication to law enforcement agencies indicated Al Qaeda could be planning attacks on U.S. shopping malls over the holidays, including in Los Angeles and Chicago. The communication did not mention specific malls.

    Officials noted that similar warnings have been circulated around the holidays in recent years. After the communication was sent today, officials said there was no information that suggested the threat was credible.

    "This document was intended for law enforcement and intelligence community partners for situational awareness," the FBI said in a statement. "In the post-9/11 era, sharing information is our top priority. Al Qaeda messaging has clearly stated they intend to attack the U.S. or its interests; however, there is no information to state this is a credible threat. We remind people to remain vigilant and report suspicious activity to authorities."

    In Chicago, FBI spokeswoman Cynthia Yates said the public should simply remain aware. The threat "was based on uncorroborated information," she said.

    FBI Special Agent Richard Kolko, the bureau's spokesman in Washington, noted that portions of the intelligence information report had appeared in the media.

    "Out of abundance of caution, and for any number of other reasons, raw intelligence is regularly shared within the intelligence and law enforcement communities—even when the value of the information is unknown," Kolko said in a statement.

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    FBI: Possible Terrorist Threats Against LA Malls
    (CBS) LOS ANGELES The FBI has issued an "intelligence information report" warning of possible terrorist threats against shopping malls in Los Angeles and Chicago over the holiday season, it was reported Thursday.


    According to reports, the warning states that: "As of August 2007 Al-Qa'ida planned to strike U.S. shopping malls in Chicago, Illinois, and Los Angeles, California, during the 2007 Christmas season. Al-Qa'ida hoped to disrupt the U.S. economy and had been planning the attack for the past two years."

    Laura Eimiller of the FBI's Los Angeles office played down the threat in a statement released early this afternoon, which noted that "unclassified portions" of the FBI document were reported in the media.

    "Out of an abundance of caution, and for any number of other reasons, raw intelligence is regularly shared within the intelligence and law enforcement communities -- even when the value of the information is unknown," the statement says.

    "In the post 9/11 era, sharing information is our top priority. Al-Qa'ida messaging has clearly stated they intend to attack the U.S. or its interests; however, there is no information to state this is a credible threat. As always, we remind people to remain vigilant and report suspicious activity to authorities."
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    Defeat terrorism......buy gift cards!

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    Oh my God! Terrorists just blew up the mall!

    That means we'll have to shop at the mall across the street!

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    Yuck. I'm in Chicago right now.

    I wanna go home now.
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    First gas prices are going through the roof again, now this shit.

    363 days to Election Day!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Eddymon View Post
    First gas prices are going through the roof again, now this shit.

    363 days to Election Day!

    You are a bigger fool than I originally thought if you think this is all GW's fault. A even larger moron if you think a Dem or other Rep is going to keep terrorists from blowing shit up.
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    Chicago's been under terror threats since 911. I doubt anything is going to happen...

    This is also a reason why I, and the rest of my family, do all of the shopping online
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    tehehehe. When george is out of office all the bad terrorist meanie poop heads will go away. tehehehehe.

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    Just one more reason to shop online.
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    Quote Originally Posted by OLO View Post
    You are a bigger fool than I originally thought if you think this is all GW's fault. A even larger moron if you think a Dem or other Rep is going to keep terrorists from blowing shit up.
    NO the terrorists aren't GW's fault, but the unstable shit going on thats causing record oil prices is directly effected by this regimes actions.

    I'm not going to get into politics because I am only on my first cup of coffee.
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    no we need everyone to understand that just because there might be terror warnings, we should NOT, I repeat, should NOT refrain from visiting these malls and purchasing as much crap as possible for the holiday season using our visas and mastercards. If we don't, we only play into the terrorists plots. The only weapons we have to protect our freedom are our charge cards!

    I'm beginning to think these holiday warnings are just another part of the last quarter retail marketing blitz.

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    Holiday season runs from 11/1 to 1/1.

    Does Thanksgiving even exist anymore?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Eddymon View Post
    Holiday season runs from 11/1 to 1/1.

    Does Thanksgiving even exist anymore?
    walmart has a "46 days until christmas" sign and a big tree right when you walk in.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LowLifeFlatHeadScum View Post
    Defeat terrorism......buy gift cards!

    Ya big goof!!

    That's almost smart enough to make sense.

    I've had it with the terrorism crap. And I'm already sick of the countdown to Christmas when we haven't even celebrated Thanksgiving yet!
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    "Credible" ...from the Latin "credibilis" meaning, according to the Oxford dictionary ...."able to be believed"

    "Specific" ...."Clearly defined or identified"

    So, this latest "terrorist threat" is not believeable or even clearly defined as to what we should or should not believe.

    The usual shit. A little bit more fear-mongering just to boost someone or something or other.

    Hey, our leaders, whilst not credibly or specifically capable of their jobs, seem to be in power.

    Problem is, most idiots actually fall for this tripe.

    I stopped falling the day I heard the euphemisms "detainee" and "illegal combatant".

    Think about this one carefully..... if, in the future, our little incursions into various countries around the world are deemed illegal (Kofi Annan has hinted such) does this make the people who wear the uniforms of the (massive) "coalition of the willing" illegal combatants?

    Technically? Yes? No?

    Is this credible?

    Fuck it. I hate this rubbish. If there is no threat, stop scaring the fuck out of people into bumping the oil prices further or causing normally sane people to act compulsively through fear.

    We need a serious rethink and better education of the actual meaning of words in our schools.

    Can you imagine an educated populace hearing the phrase "No credible threat".

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