Is the threat of terrorism real or overrated? | The Tylt

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71% of Americans worry about terrorism a great deal or a fair amount, but terror events are extremely rare in the United States. Everyday events are far more likely to endanger your average American than a terrorist. It’s impossible to dismiss the concerns of 71% of Americans, and some argue that even one attack is one too many. But the U.S. spends over $100 billion per year on counter-terrorism as other problems, and the national debt, pile up. What do you think? Take a look at both sides and vote below.

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There are plenty of other things to worry about in life. Realistically, worrying about terror doesn’t make much sense, when you're more likely to be killed by a toddler with a gun.

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According to a Gallop poll, a majority of Americans worry about terrorism.

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Some see terror as something that can't be taken lightly or allowed to get worse. They see an existential threat coming from radical Islamic terror groups, who will stop at nothing until they destroy the West.

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The stats don't always give the full picture though. While terror is not a big threat in the United States, Arab nations have been ravaged by terror attacks.

FINAL RESULTS
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Is the threat of terrorism real or overrated?
#TerrorismOverrated
A festive crown for the winner
#WeAREatWar