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Boston airport apologizes for fire drill on 9/11
WRKO ^ | 9/11/13 | WRKO/AP

Posted on 09/11/2013 11:23:15 AM PDT by raccoonradio

Edited on 09/11/2013 12:16:57 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

Officials at Boston's Logan International Airport are apologizing for holding a fire drill, complete with smoke and flames, on the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

The two hijacked jets that were flown into the World Trade Center towers flew out of Logan.


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KEYWORDS: 911; boston; massport
Guess Assport forgot what day it was...
1 posted on 09/11/2013 11:23:15 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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To: raccoonradio

sometimes folks just don’t think


2 posted on 09/11/2013 11:23:44 AM PDT by AtlasStalled
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To: raccoonradio

“We will never forget”. Well, with the exception of the libtards...


3 posted on 09/11/2013 11:25:23 AM PDT by Common Sense 101 (Hey libs... If your theories fly in the face of reality, it's not reality that's wrong.)
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To: raccoonradio
facebook Logan Airport

>> Perfect example of the brain surgeons at Massport!
>>Is there a brain among you!! Did you not know it was 9/11? You need a sensitivity chip installed!!!
>>Hello!?!? The 2 jets that hit the World Trade Center flew out of your airport!!!

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--The fire department will be training this morning. Smoke on the airfield is part of the training.

>>Stupid day to do it. Try thinking next time.

4 posted on 09/11/2013 11:26:45 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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To: raccoonradio

"How clueless and insensitive can you be .. ?"

INDEED .. totally clueless !!

5 posted on 09/11/2013 11:27:19 AM PDT by Tilted Irish Kilt (Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm. -- James Madison)
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To: raccoonradio

How Effing stoopit can you be?

Pulled a drill on 9/11????

You asp!!!

I attempted to watch a replay of 9/11 and couldn’t bear it.

These morons need a double head slap.


6 posted on 09/11/2013 11:27:27 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: raccoonradio
They just out-dumbed the Mayor.
7 posted on 09/11/2013 11:28:23 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement ("World Peace 1.20.09.")
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To: raccoonradio

Arg!

Is it considered ‘cool’ to forget 9/11 on the Northeast? Is it their way of expressing solidarity with the clique known as the jihadists for Boston to forget ?

I won’t say the rest


8 posted on 09/11/2013 11:30:01 AM PDT by stanne
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To: Vendome

They ought to remove the "M"...

MNSBC was re-airing NBC's coverage of 9/11 this morning. I could hear it on ch 117 of XM satellite radio; just around 10:30 am Brokaw Couric et al were talking about one tower collapsing, a reported car bomb at the Pentagon (I remember that part), and "another plane hijacked which might be headed to Washington DC"...explosions in NYC (exploding gas lines), and they had a feed from the West Bank where the Palestinians were celebrating and calling the US "the head of the snake" and condemning us for supporting Israel.

9 posted on 09/11/2013 11:31:14 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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To: raccoonradio

IMO, muslims covertly control the government of Massachusetts.


10 posted on 09/11/2013 11:32:45 AM PDT by radec
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To: raccoonradio; Andonius_99; Andy'smom; Antique Gal; Big Guy and Rusty 99; bitt; Barset; ...

Howie list ping; what genius decided to do this on 9/11?


11 posted on 09/11/2013 11:34:34 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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To: raccoonradio

Maybe it was mumbles Menino


12 posted on 09/11/2013 11:38:06 AM PDT by Col Frank Slade
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To: raccoonradio

Not only did some hairbrained nincompoop come up with this daffy idea, but one or more half-witted levels of management also approved it.


13 posted on 09/11/2013 11:40:03 AM PDT by NautiNurse (Obama sends U.S. Marines to pick up his dog & basketballs. Benghazi? Nope.)
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To: raccoonradio

If Logan Airport had done a better job of screening passengers on 9/11/2001, the World Trade Center might still be standing.


14 posted on 09/11/2013 11:45:42 AM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: Tilted Irish Kilt
"How clueless and insensitive can you be .. ?"

INDEED .. totally clueless !!

And that Logan Airport cluelessness helped give us 9/11. Great job, guys. :-(

15 posted on 09/11/2013 11:47:49 AM PDT by Carl Vehse
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To: radec
IMO, muslims covertly control the government of Massachusetts.

IMO, it ain't just Massachusetts.

16 posted on 09/11/2013 11:56:14 AM PDT by Roccus
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To: raccoonradio

Some clueless @$$holes should be in 0 bummer’s unemployment line by the end of the day. Of course, being in a liberal haven like Boston, they will likely get a promotion.


17 posted on 09/11/2013 11:57:03 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (The Second Amendment is NOT about the right to hunt. It IS a right to shoot tyrants.)
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To: Roccus

>IMO, it ain’t just Massachusetts.<

I Agree.


18 posted on 09/11/2013 11:58:33 AM PDT by radec
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To: AtlasStalled
bullshit ... they knew EXACTLY what they were doing.

How to traumatize a large crowd in just a few minutes.

Fast and Furious, Benghazi, Waco, JFK .... obumbles impeachment!

19 posted on 09/11/2013 12:00:49 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: raccoonradio

Idiots!


20 posted on 09/11/2013 12:01:04 PM PDT by RedMDer (http://www.dontfundobamacare.com/)
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To: raccoonradio

Has obammy done his fly-by in NY yet today?


21 posted on 09/11/2013 12:05:24 PM PDT by TangoLimaSierra (To the left the truth looks like Right-Wing extremism.)
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To: raccoonradio; All

Boston Herald
http://bostonherald.com/news_opinion/local_coverage/2013/09/governor_calls_smoky_logan_drill_dumb_idea_on_911

A fire drill today at Logan International Airport that sent smoke billowing into the sky was called “dumb” by Gov. Deval Patrick who lashed out at Massport for staging the event on the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks all while grieving families attended remembrance ceremonies around the city.

“I didn’t know it was going to happen. It’s just dumb,” Patrick said of the drill, which TV news footage showed featuring heavy fire and billowing smoke at the seaside airport. “The timing could not be worse.”
Two planes that took off from Logan on the morning of 9/11 were used in the deadly attacks on the World Trade Center towers, killing nearly 3,000, including some with Massachusetts ties.
Massport apologized today in a statement, saying it “understands that it may have offended many of those touched by the events of Sept. 11.”
“Safety and security is our top priority and constant vigilance and readiness is critical,” the statement read, “but the exercise should not have taken place on the anniversary of 9/11. The airport community recognizes the day with moments of silence, a service in the chapel, and a wreath at the 9/11 memorial.”
Patrick said he has a “tremendous amount” of confidence in Massport leadership, adding, “I have to believe they just didn’t catch this.”


22 posted on 09/11/2013 12:16:57 PM PDT by raccoonradio
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To: raccoonradio

I’m sorry. To do something this stupid has to be deliberate.


23 posted on 09/11/2013 12:19:52 PM PDT by GeorgeTex (Obama-The Ultimate Terrorist Weapon.)
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To: raccoonradio

Government employees displaying their “smarter than we are’ mentality!


24 posted on 09/11/2013 12:21:11 PM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: knarf

I hope it wasn’t done intentionally to upset people but goodness knows we’ve been betrayed by our government in the past including those instances you cite.


25 posted on 09/11/2013 12:26:39 PM PDT by AtlasStalled
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To: raccoonradio

Sorry, rr, you are 180 degrees off on this, IMHO. What better way to commemorate that awful day and the brave first responders than to make sure we’re ready for the next time Al Qaeda tries something?

Out here in the Bay-airhead Area, October 17th (anniversary of the 1989 World Series earthquake, for those in Rio Linda) is Earthquake Awareness Day, complete with “drop and hold” drills in all public places that day. Heck, we’re thinking of where we were that day, why not remind ourselves how to deal with it for the next occurrence.

And, in both cases, earthquake and terrorist attack, it’s not so much “if” but “when”.


26 posted on 09/11/2013 1:04:57 PM PDT by ssaftler (Oh, hell YEAH!!!! This is absolutely Obama's fault)
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To: raccoonradio

All those “world-class universities” and not a lick of common sense in the whole city.

Of course, it was Logan where the hijackers all boarded, wasn’t it?


27 posted on 09/11/2013 1:48:46 PM PDT by JoeTheGeorgian
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To: NautiNurse

I’m betting it was deliberate and someone somewhere laughed their behinds off.

The old ‘ask forgiveness’ rather than ask permission thingie.


28 posted on 09/11/2013 1:51:23 PM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: JoeTheGeorgian

The hijackers actually came into Logan via Portland, Maine. They didn’t have to be rescreened in Boston.


29 posted on 09/11/2013 2:14:24 PM PDT by surrey
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