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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — US Senator Richard Burr made some stops in the Port City today.

The two-term senator said 10 years ago, when he was on the House Intelligence Committee, there were about three things we would worry about before he went to bed at night.

Now,he says there are around 30.

Topping the list is the threat of ISIS, a radical Islamic group now causing problems in Iraq.

“I think ISIS is the number one terror threat in the world. They have more weapons, they have more money and they have more geography than Al Qaeda ever had,” Bur said.

He also said he thinks this group is more of a danger than Al Qaeda ever was.

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  • Guestman.

    I know he is not up for election this year, but, you can tell it’s an election year because republican’ts are trying to scare everybody again.
    The scariest thing is Tom Tillis.

  • a republican hater

    maybe they kill off alot of republicans

  • deputy25

    ahh Mr. BURR, with all due respect sir, ISIS is already here in AMERICA! by the way viewers, how many MUSLIMS have you seen come out against ISIS publicly?? birds of a feather flock together. let them keep building their ” so called MOSQUE ” for Christian bashing!

  • Danimal

    ….ignorant hate monger. Peace be with you!

  • rich black

    Senator Burr is also a proponent of exporting liquefied natural gas (LNG). What Burr isn’t telling us is that the price we consumers pay for electricity is already at an all time high, and exporting LNG will triple that price, as we will then be forced to pay what the Europeans pay. The Senator loves to fix it so that his corporate cronies are in even greater positions to suck the citizens of North Carolina dry. One of Senator Burr’s largest campaign contributors is Duke Energy. Wouldn’t the Duke Energy oligarchs just love to charge triple the price for its electricity?

  • bigalilu

    Burr is using fear to keep the police militarized. A lot of his cronies are military industrial complex profiteers and they don’t like the questions being raised by Ferguson events.

  • Barry

    are some kind of intellectual, political wannabe. Make sure you have your little Farrakhan bow tie on straight today. Peace be with you.

  • deputy25

    Don’t you mean “Pieces” be with me?? They use pieces if TNT to billy the world and use innocent brainwashed homicide bombers to blow people to pieces.


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