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Tests show traces of C4 at Port of Miami..FOX BREAKING
Me | 1/7/07 | georgiadawg32

Posted on 01/08/2007 11:38:45 AM PST by GeorgiaDawg32

Breaking..suspicious device at port of miami..


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: c4; compositionc; dubai; dubaiportsdeal; miami; petn; plasticexplosive; rdx; security; wot
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To: terrytyson2007

I saw that detonation. I don't understand something. If they suspect that there is C4, and C4 is an extremely dangerous explosive, why would they intentionally detonate it?


201 posted on 01/08/2007 12:33:46 PM PST by Chena
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To: cripplecreek
The way the news has been over the last couple of days, it makes me wonder if congress decided they needed to be away from the capitol for a reason other than football.

Hmmm . . . then I guess it's a good thing I get to go home in about a half hour. Fortunately for me, my house is just outside the fallout radius of DC.
202 posted on 01/08/2007 12:33:47 PM PST by piperpilot
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To: visualops
The birds were most likely killed on purpose.

Experts at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the National Audubon Society said the most likely cause was a deliberate poisoning of the troublesome grackles, which is more common than people think. It's also legal, with local permits, said Greg Butcher, director of bird conservation at the Audubon in Washington.

http://www.bismarcktribune.com/articles/2007/01/08/ap/us/d8mh9nvg1.txt

203 posted on 01/08/2007 12:33:58 PM PST by maquiladora
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To: CindyDawg

Maybe, but it's an alarming thing for them to do. The passengers must have the runs, no norovirus required!


204 posted on 01/08/2007 12:34:21 PM PST by Frank_Discussion (May the wings of Liberty never lose a feather!)
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To: CindyDawg

If the dead birds were Grackles, someone may have sprayed them last night with soapy water. The soap removes the oils from the feathers and the scheduled cold night would kill them.


205 posted on 01/08/2007 12:34:51 PM PST by Deaf Smith
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To: Rutles4Ever
C-4 residue was on the pallet? Where did the bulk of it go then? Is this incidental residue from some other container?

Good questions!

206 posted on 01/08/2007 12:34:58 PM PST by Chena
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To: cripplecreek

Sorry...you beat me to it.


207 posted on 01/08/2007 12:35:26 PM PST by KsSunflower
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To: Frank_Discussion

I'm sure.


208 posted on 01/08/2007 12:35:32 PM PST by CindyDawg (May your dreams be big and your worries be small (RF))
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To: CindyDawg
They're crazy if they let that ship leave as scheduled!

I wonder how many young Muslim men are on board.
209 posted on 01/08/2007 12:35:43 PM PST by Deo volente
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To: Chena

Didn't look like much of an explosion - a false alarm again?


210 posted on 01/08/2007 12:35:45 PM PST by tioga
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To: Deaf Smith

Better than using poison on the crackling grackles.


211 posted on 01/08/2007 12:36:04 PM PST by CedarDave
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To: Lizarde

Using Dearborn in the same sentence with "Arabs" is like mentioning Berkely in the same sentence with "liberals"


212 posted on 01/08/2007 12:36:36 PM PST by RobRoy (Islam is a greater threat to the world today than Nazism was in 1938.)
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To: Deo volente

If I could reach through the TV, Shep's tie would be a lot tighter than it is now.


213 posted on 01/08/2007 12:36:41 PM PST by sageb1 (This is the Final Crusade. There are only 2 sides. Pick one.)
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To: sageb1

Well, I wasted all of yesterday afternoon on it, now it's like the movie, "Groundhog's Day".


214 posted on 01/08/2007 12:36:45 PM PST by Capt_Hank (btu's...kcal's...to kJ's, but my activation energy is still high.)
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To: tioga

If what I just heard is correct, the explosion was only to open up the packaging. Once that is done, the cameras on the robot can get a better look at what is inside that package.


215 posted on 01/08/2007 12:36:50 PM PST by Chena
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To: KsSunflower

How about this:

There are lots of "weird" things going on the last couple days.

The "New" Congress just convened.

Perhaps Osama et al are just acting on their knowledge that weakness now reigns?


216 posted on 01/08/2007 12:36:58 PM PST by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue.)
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To: RobRoy

per FOX..this was much ado about nothing..


217 posted on 01/08/2007 12:37:17 PM PST by GeorgiaDawg32 (I'm a Patriot Guard Rider..www.patriotguard.org for info..)
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To: piperpilot

Speaking of the fallout radius of DC - did you see the story the other day about the various agencies in DC that are moving many of their employees out of the fallout radius? The FBI and others are relocating a lot of their employees to some place in Virginia about 75 miles from DC. It's causing a housing boom, well a mini-boom.


218 posted on 01/08/2007 12:37:26 PM PST by ladyjane
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To: BonnieJ

With friends in Austin I hope this is just a sort of bizarre phenomenon and not something else.


219 posted on 01/08/2007 12:37:37 PM PST by terrytyson2007
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To: Lizarde

I wish they'd adjourn more.

The less that gets done, the better off we are!


220 posted on 01/08/2007 12:37:40 PM PST by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue.)
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To: tioga
We'll never be told what's going on in this country until something so horrendous happens, they can't cover it up.
221 posted on 01/08/2007 12:37:46 PM PST by processing please hold (ROP and Open Borders-a terrorist marriage and hell's coming with them)
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To: Deo volente
Saw the remake of the Poseidon adventure on TV last night -- that was the MO, smuggling explosives on board in food supplies, in that case disguised as kegs of beer.
222 posted on 01/08/2007 12:37:59 PM PST by CedarDave
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To: GeorgiaDawg32

cnn pipeline - group of LE approaching the bomb squad work site near the ship.


223 posted on 01/08/2007 12:38:03 PM PST by Fitzcarraldo
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To: maquiladora

I was in downtown San Antonio a few weeks ago. Hundreds of birds were flying where ever I went. I thought they were pretty. They were loud though and I could see businesses and hotels having concerns.


224 posted on 01/08/2007 12:38:15 PM PST by CindyDawg (May your dreams be big and your worries be small (RF))
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To: ladyjane

"The FBI and others are relocating a lot of their employees to some place in Virginia about 75 miles from DC."

Winchester, Front Royal and surrounding areas.


225 posted on 01/08/2007 12:38:18 PM PST by RegulatorCountry
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To: HOTTIEBOY

And we know that a C4 will not mate to a Rat Motor.


226 posted on 01/08/2007 12:38:42 PM PST by Deguello
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To: girlangler


white putty used to heat water..


227 posted on 01/08/2007 12:39:06 PM PST by rahbert
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To: GeorgiaDawg32
per FOX..this was much ado about nothing..

Fox said that? I switched to (GAG ME) MSNBC and they are still covering it. The detonation was only to open the package. From what I understand, they still do not know yet was is inside that package. The robot will determine it.

228 posted on 01/08/2007 12:39:29 PM PST by Chena
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To: piperpilot
Hmmm . . . then I guess it's a good thing I get to go home in about a half hour. Fortunately for me, my house is just outside the fallout radius of DC.

Are you in one of those areas where housing values are going up? Waaaaay up?

229 posted on 01/08/2007 12:39:45 PM PST by GOPJ
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To: Fitzcarraldo

Where is CNN getting the feed? Thought all aircraft were banned from that airspace?


230 posted on 01/08/2007 12:39:47 PM PST by CedarDave
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To: Chena

Your guess is as good as mine. Especially with the cruise ship still docked right next to the (supposed) explosive site.

But you're totally right. This package was heavy if I recall correctly (correct me if I'm wrong, folks, as I'm at work right now and can't flip through the earlier posts) so that means a good amount of C4.

You're right. From what I've seen and read it just doesn't make sense. Then again, I'm not a member of the bomb squad. (lol)


231 posted on 01/08/2007 12:39:49 PM PST by terrytyson2007
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To: processing please hold

That is really scary.


232 posted on 01/08/2007 12:40:13 PM PST by tioga
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To: Chena

Large group of unprotected LE near the work site.


233 posted on 01/08/2007 12:40:14 PM PST by Fitzcarraldo
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To: the OlLine Rebel
You have to wonder what message is conveyed when our congress takes a day off of work for a football game...which is not even being played until tonight.

However, maybe the dems are attempting to garner favor with Ohio and Florida...haven't those two states been in the news over the past few years for other reasons?? I guess my "conspiracy thinking" is on overdrive...
234 posted on 01/08/2007 12:40:34 PM PST by KsSunflower
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To: RegulatorCountry

All this, and a chemical leak at a plant in Sugarland TX....


235 posted on 01/08/2007 12:40:52 PM PST by Knitting A Conundrum (Act Justly, Love Mercy, and Walk Humbly With God Micah 6:8)
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To: Deaf Smith

Word is that there were three types of dead birds; grackles, sparrows, and pigeons.


236 posted on 01/08/2007 12:41:13 PM PST by Mac94
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To: GeorgiaDawg32

Should be easily tracable if real, no? Aren't the chemical taggarts very unique?


237 posted on 01/08/2007 12:41:30 PM PST by IllumiNaughtyByNature (Obama ... Kinda has the onomatopoeia of a train crashing as it pulls out of the station.)
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To: Howlin

What was the chemical leak in sugarland? Texas somewhere?


238 posted on 01/08/2007 12:41:40 PM PST by Fawn (NEVER GO TO 'APPLIANCE KING' IN BOYNTON BEACH, FLORIDA--THEY SCAM YOU!!!)
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To: RegulatorCountry
The FBI and others are relocating a lot of their employees to some place in Virginia about 75 miles from DC."

This should teach me not to scroll from the bottom up. I though we had a new mystery developing!

239 posted on 01/08/2007 12:41:46 PM PST by CindyDawg (May your dreams be big and your worries be small (RF))
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To: ladyjane
All Americans should be prepared. We won't know we're in trouble till we're in trouble. By then it'll be too late to prepare.
240 posted on 01/08/2007 12:41:51 PM PST by processing please hold (ROP and Open Borders-a terrorist marriage and hell's coming with them)
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To: terrytyson2007

I posted this comment after the one you read. "If what I just heard is correct, the explosion was only to open up the packaging. Once that is done, the cameras on the robot can get a better look at what is inside that package."

So now we're waiting to hear what was INSIDE that package now that they have opened it up through detonation. They may have used water to do that.


241 posted on 01/08/2007 12:42:00 PM PST by Chena
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To: the OlLine Rebel

Over 60 dead birds in 10 blocks is what I heard.


242 posted on 01/08/2007 12:42:10 PM PST by Fawn (NEVER GO TO 'APPLIANCE KING' IN BOYNTON BEACH, FLORIDA--THEY SCAM YOU!!!)
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To: processing please hold

I distinctly remember, in the days following 9/11, a story making the rounds that passengers on the doomed airliners were basically forced to make cell phone calls, because the terrorists didn't want to be denied their glory "this time." Makes you wonder, doesn't it?


243 posted on 01/08/2007 12:42:48 PM PST by RegulatorCountry
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To: RobRoy

Glen Beck would say it might be Phoenix....


244 posted on 01/08/2007 12:42:58 PM PST by Fawn (NEVER GO TO 'APPLIANCE KING' IN BOYNTON BEACH, FLORIDA--THEY SCAM YOU!!!)
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To: Fawn

I don't think they know what it is -- just white smoke.

Yes, Sugarland, TX.


245 posted on 01/08/2007 12:43:07 PM PST by Howlin (Not voting GOP was like being thirsty but not drinking since the glass is only 75% full ~~SoCalPol)
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To: Fawn

Some kind of explosion in the Sugarland, TX area.


246 posted on 01/08/2007 12:43:07 PM PST by Mac94
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To: Rutles4Ever
C-4 residue was on the pallet? Where did the bulk of it go then? Is this incidental residue from some other container?

Yikes.

Maybe not yikes.

That pallet that could have previously carried C4 for legit demolition work or that pallet was used for military munition logistics.

247 posted on 01/08/2007 12:43:08 PM PST by Red Steel
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To: KsSunflower

Ah, interesting! ;-D


248 posted on 01/08/2007 12:43:09 PM PST by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue.)
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To: Fawn

Just south of the Houston city limits...


249 posted on 01/08/2007 12:43:39 PM PST by Knitting A Conundrum (Act Justly, Love Mercy, and Walk Humbly With God Micah 6:8)
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To: Ellesu

placemark


250 posted on 01/08/2007 12:43:41 PM PST by Ellesu
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