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Tag Archives: terrorism
I’m paranoid, no doubt about it. I hate crowds and can’t remember a time when I felt comfortable being around big groups of people. So, when I heard about the Manchester, England, terror attack at the Ariana Grande concert and the questionable arena safety, my first thought was, “I wouldn’t have been caught dead there, anyway.”
Yeah, I had to first look up “Ariana Grande” — not impressed, but even if I had been a big fan, I still wouldn’t have been at that concert among those thousands of people. Why? To me, a crowd that size in a building that forces the maximum number of humans into the smallest amount of space possible scares the bejeebeers out of me.…Read More...
They say evil never rests and as we’ve discovered here in the U.S., evil at the hands of terrorists has become more common. We’ve been told by our “betters” that this is the “new normal”, and that we must accept it. So, if our leaders are willing to foist this “new normal” on us, then it behooves us each to learn as much as we can about the tactics of terrorists and how to respond in a way that could save lives. Terror attack survival is no longer reserved for citizens of hot spots like Israel.
A terror attack can take many different forms, and that’s the main reason preparing is difficult.…Read More...
The shooting that occurred in Orlando, Florida, has been on my mind ever since I heard about it yesterday. It clarified some thoughts that have been going through my mind for some time now. First, let me express my condolences to the families of the victims, I feel for them.
In this book about surviving a mass shooting incident, the author goes into great detail, but here, I’d like to give my own thoughts.
Now, what I have to say next may make some people upset with me, but these are the thoughts that have been going through my mind.…Read More...
The following is information a friend put together using materials from the Terrorism Awareness Module that is used in Cert (Civilian Emergency Response) Training. These guidelines can help us spot possible terrorist attacks and keep our families and others safe. I remember that when we did searches of building, the most helpful people were the janitors and maintenance people; they knew what belonged and what didn’t. The same thing applies to areas you are familiar with; you know what is out of place or is doesn’t belong. If you see something strange, don’t be afraid to report it. You may prevent a terrorist attack.…Read More...