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Another hoax?

As the news about the LA school "threat" flashed across the T.V., I just shrugged and said to myself, yet another hoax. Then one of the police officials stood at the bank of microphones and said those magical two words,  "credible threat", my ears perked. The sad reality in today's news either something tragic happens and we shake our heads or there's a threat, it is overblown and the finger pointing ensues. The ongoing theme is, "The good guys have to be right\ part of the time, the bad guys on;y have to  be right once. However a third dimension is the bad guys are turning the good guys bad because people overreact. The flip side is the moment we let our guard down, the bad guys attack. There is always a chance the threat is real and all threats are to be taken seriously. The  events of today made people uneasy, especially because it was a school and there have been too manhy horrific events  targeting schools in recent years.  Even though nothing hap