Video: Blood spilled on streets of Paris: Has America forgotten 9/11?

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These maps show the distances between Damascus, Syria, where any number of Jihadist terrorist groups like ISIS and al-Qaeda are engaged in a civil war with the Assad regime, and Paris France, and New York City. Paris is much closer to the Middle East than New York or Boston. Still, both American cities have been targeted despite a large expanse of ocean, though with the passage of time, America has become lulled into a false sense of security based on geography.

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- As US citizens we say we want to put an end to the terrorist organizations like ISIS, but recent national polls show fighting terrorist organizations like ISIS is a priority of 2 percent. We're not willing to commit to putting boots on the ground in Syria and Iraq to get the job done.

Perhaps it's because we have an ocean separating us from these Jihadist maniacs. After all, Paris far closer to the Middle East.

With ISIS cells in Belgium and within the French borders themselves, Friday's terrorist attacks resulted in the most blood spilled on French soil since World War II.

How soon we forget the Boston Marathon bombings killing three and injuring an estimated 264 others. Never mind that the terrorists -- Chechen brothers Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and Tamerlan Tsarnaev (killed in shootout) --were living in a suburb of Boston.

And how about the carnage of 9/11 and the planes hijacked out of Boston? 2,996 people killed, including the 19 hijackers.

The 2,977 victims included 246 on the four planes (from which there were no survivors), 2,606 in the World Trade Center and in the surrounding area, and 125 at the Pentagon.

A street surveillance video from Paris that shows the bloodshed certainly is an eye opener. America needs to wake up and take the lead role in wiping ISIS off the face of the Earth.

Perhaps the next terrorist attack on American soil will be the detonation of a nuke. Then what?

Multi-media: Raw video of terrorist attack in Paris: Warning: Violent

YouTube downloads / Boston Marathon terrorist bombings on April 15, 2013.
YouTube downloads / Video clips show commercial airliners crashing into the Twin Towers on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001. And below are video clips of the subsequent collapse of each of those towers.

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Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news outlet covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area via since 2008. A longtime cops & courts reporter focused on breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most prolific daily news reporters, having amassed close to a hundred award-winning byline stories narly eveenly split in print and digital platforms. Frederick earned his Master of Arts in New Media Journalism with academic honors from Full Sail University in Winter Park in February 2019. He was a metro reporter with the Daytona Beach News-Journal for nearly a decade and then served as a city editor for the Taunton Daily Gazette in Taunton, Mass, while maintaining a residence in Central Florida. Prior to moving to Florida, Frederick was a metro reporter for the Rockland Journal-News in Wst Nyack, NY, for seven years. Headline Surfer was named the Sunshine State's top internet news site by the Florida Press Club in 2018.