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URGENT: U.S. Investigating Cargo Plane Rehearsal for Terror
Fox News ^ | October 29, 2010 | Fox News

Posted on 10/29/2010 12:42:36 PM PDT by conservativegramma

Headline on Fox:

U.S. investigating whether multiple suspicious packages originating in Yemen and found aboard international cargo flights in Newark, Philadelphia and England are part of a terrorist dry run for a mail bomb attack.

Authorities Investigating Several Suspicious Packages That Originated From Yemen

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TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events; US: New Jersey; US: Pennsylvania; United Kingdom; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: 0bamasfault; newark; newjersey; obamasfault; octobersurprise; pennsylvania; unitedkingdom; unitedparcelservice; waronterror; yemen
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To: Rutles4Ever

Nothing— They found nothing, This was an October surprise on obama and it fizzeled.When we do this over nothing,THE TERRORISTS WIN!!!


101 posted on 10/29/2010 8:06:03 PM PDT by Benchim
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To: Protect the Bill of Rights
I am beginning to think the administration is handling this no better than they handled the underwear bomber. It seems the only lesson learned was get obie in front of the camera ASAP.

Yeah, got to get him out there to say "It's a credible threat." What? Other terrorist threats aren't credible? Like blowing up a plane in a Detroit suburb? No need to rush to a microphone for that. The Ft. Hood jihadi wasn't credible? How did anyone know then there wouldn't be several others across the country working together?

Don't call them terrorists, don't jump to conclusions, oh, but unarmed devices on two planes is a "credible threat" and "we're taking this seriously" and "Al Qaeda is behind this."

102 posted on 10/29/2010 8:11:27 PM PDT by TigersEye (Who crashed the markets on 9/28/08 and why?)
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To: Benchim

No, they definitely found something.

The terrorists win if they kill people. If they fail, and compromise their network in the process, they lose big.


103 posted on 10/29/2010 8:12:35 PM PDT by Rutles4Ever (Ubi Petrus, ibi ecclesia, et ubi ecclesia vita eterna!)
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To: TigersEye
"Don't call them terrorists, don't jump to conclusions, oh, but unarmed devices on two planes is a "credible threat" and "we're taking this seriously" and "Al Qaeda is behind this."

This.

104 posted on 10/29/2010 8:13:58 PM PDT by Rutles4Ever (Ubi Petrus, ibi ecclesia, et ubi ecclesia vita eterna!)
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To: TigersEye

Some info :

http://rds.yahoo.com/_ylt=A0oGdU5XhstMIOwApQdXNyoA;_ylu=X3oDMTByZWgwN285BHNlYwNzcgRwb3MDMQRjb2xvA3NrMQR2dGlkAw—/SIG=11n38phq5/EXP=1288493015/**http%3a//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Semtex

” According to the manufacturer, the taggant agent was voluntarily being added by 1991, years before the protocol signed became compulsory.[4] Batches of Semtex made before 1990, however, are untagged, though it is not known whether there are still major stocks of such old batches of Semtex. The shelf life of Semtex was reduced from 10 years before the 1990s to 5 years now. Explosia states that there is no compulsory tagging allowing reliable post-detonation detection of a certain plastic explosive (such as incorporating a unique metallic code into the mass of the explosive), so Semtex is not tagged in this way”

This sure sounds like a dry run to me,,,

Either that or this was an old batch,,,

That mite account for the fire aboard that UPS aircraft

before it went down...


105 posted on 10/29/2010 8:21:18 PM PDT by 1COUNTER-MORTER-68 (THROWING ANOTHER BULLET-RIDDLED TV IN THE PILE OUT BACK~~~~~)
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To: TigersEye

No, someone was to intercept the delivery before the package reached the address on the label. Like the pot delivery to a mayor of some Southern town- it was supposed to be diverted before it got to the innocent target.

A synagogue delivery will be less suspicious than some apartment.

Or, there are radical Rabbis expecting explosive shipments!

Has anyone said what the explosives were, how big, what type?


106 posted on 10/29/2010 8:34:14 PM PDT by DBrow
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To: DBrow
A synagogue delivery will be less suspicious than some apartment. Or, there are radical Rabbis expecting explosive shipments!

I don't buy either of those scenarios. It was said that they contained Semtex.

107 posted on 10/29/2010 8:42:38 PM PDT by TigersEye (Who crashed the markets on 9/28/08 and why?)
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To: TigersEye

http://boingboing.net/2008/08/07/swat-team-raids-mayo.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berwyn_Heights,_Maryland_mayor%27s_residence_drug_raid

Here’s a case where someone was supposed to intercept the delivery, to a “safe” recipient. Things didn’t work out that way. The mayor was put on the address label probably because he’d be considered ‘safe”.

The radical Rabbi was a joke.


108 posted on 10/29/2010 8:55:41 PM PDT by DBrow
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To: Rutles4Ever

Who are “they” and what did they “find?


109 posted on 10/29/2010 9:08:11 PM PDT by Benchim
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To: Yaelle

To see what security picks up before you send the expensive stuff ... ;-(


110 posted on 10/29/2010 9:52:44 PM PDT by Tunehead54 (Nothing funny here ;-)
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To: Venturer

I don’t buy the dry run, but one thing’s obvious: the admInistRATion did not let the crisis go to waste.


111 posted on 10/29/2010 11:03:39 PM PDT by drierice (The 'stimulus' cost more than 6 years of the Iraq war.)
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To: conservativegramma

A question for anyone: I was not around any media today... so did Homeland Security/authorities have a press conference (as they always did during Bush’s term) or was it just Obama making the official announcement?


112 posted on 10/29/2010 11:11:36 PM PDT by drierice (The 'stimulus' cost more than 6 years of the Iraq war.)
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To: Genoa

Were these laser printers being sent to Jewish temples in Chicago? Oh - Jews get free printers from Yemen all the time, plug em in and they blow up?

This is such garbage. I dumped Tv but radio tonight during Hannity had a top of the hour news story crediting (Obama’s bosses/puppet masters) the Saudis with tipping the US off.

He is a Saudi stooge and this was such a fake PR stunt for the Islamo Marxist and his bosses the Saudis.


113 posted on 10/29/2010 11:19:25 PM PDT by Frantzie (Imam Ob*m* & Democrats support the VICTORY MOSQUE & TV supports Imam)
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To: Rutles4Ever

They win when they get a muslim in the white hut circa Nov 2008.

They win when Bloomberg okays a 911 Victory Mosque so his company can gain and maintain access to Islamic markets for financial terminals and data, print news and satellite TV financial news. That market is worth billions.

The Saudis have investments, deals and joint ventures with ALL 6 US TV networks.


114 posted on 10/29/2010 11:22:08 PM PDT by Frantzie (Imam Ob*m* & Democrats support the VICTORY MOSQUE & TV supports Imam)
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To: conservativegramma
Did anyone notice when Zero was talking, he seemed more irritated with this “crisis” taking away time from him doing whatever he usually does? Oh yeah, trying to destroy the country from within the Oval Office. The communists weren't kidding when they said they would destroy the United States from within.. Way within. Don't piss off Zero from planning his next, I mean, continuous vacation that started January 20th, 2009.
115 posted on 10/30/2010 1:47:16 AM PDT by Nitehawk0325 (I have the right to remain silent, but I lack the ability...........)
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To: conservativegramma
Did anyone notice when Zero was talking, he seemed more irritated with this “crisis” taking away time from him doing whatever he usually does? Oh yeah, trying to destroy the country from within the Oval Office. The communists weren't kidding when they said they would destroy the United States from within.. Way within. Don't piss off Zero from planning his next, I mean, continuous vacation that started January 20th, 2009.
116 posted on 10/30/2010 1:47:27 AM PDT by Nitehawk0325 (I have the right to remain silent, but I lack the ability...........)
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To: Raebie
They had two jet fighters escort a plane from the Canadian border to New York. Why in hell would you escort it to a highly populated area? Why didn't they escort it to Detroit? One, Detroit is getting smaller by the day thanks to the dumbacrats and if the bomb was going to explode, let it explode over downtown Muslim land in Detroit. Just a question.
117 posted on 10/30/2010 1:53:42 AM PDT by Nitehawk0325 (I have the right to remain silent, but I lack the ability...........)
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To: Marty62

I would think the timing is also so people in cars during rush hour hear it on radio, and it is the top news item during evening news on TV. Then, it’s a weekend, and Obama “needs” to campaign too- he was flying to Charlottesville to do so.


118 posted on 10/30/2010 2:08:08 AM PDT by PghBaldy (Like the Ft Hood Killer, James Earl Ray was just stressed when he killed MLK Jr.)
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To: American Constitutionalist

What I think is this is also being hyped because it is a trap for Republicans- they hope the opposition will say it is all phoney, and then they will say Republicans are politicizing national security etc. There are many levels to this. I believe it COULD have been a terror threat, but the fact Obama himself made the statement is political. He has “underlings” to do this sort of thing. Brennan or Big Sis could have dealt with it. There was no need for the President of the US to talk about toner cartidges from Yemen which did not blow up.


119 posted on 10/30/2010 2:18:53 AM PDT by PghBaldy (Like the Ft Hood Killer, James Earl Ray was just stressed when he killed MLK Jr.)
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To: 1COUNTER-MORTER-68

Hey you~~~

;)


120 posted on 10/30/2010 2:52:40 AM PDT by Pepper777
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To: Pepper777

Hey there,,,

Looks like we have yet another mess on our hands...


121 posted on 10/30/2010 3:07:09 AM PDT by 1COUNTER-MORTER-68 (THROWING ANOTHER BULLET-RIDDLED TV IN THE PILE OUT BACK~~~~~)
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To: upstanding

There was a staunch ally of the WOT in office at the time in Spain. He lost reelection when he blamed a domestic group. There is no correlation to this, besides the timing. Ridge said he was pressured to hype terror during the Bush Admin. He may have lied to sell books. I agree that the reactions here may be overly cynical- I don’t necessarily believe this is a DNC hoax, but i believe Obama is overly political, and his handling of this is looks odd. His national security bonafides are damaged goods. No matter what he does, he will goof up. He is now so concerned with goofing up, he will be too concerned with politics, and won’t do the right thing unless it has a political payoff for him. It is because of how he mishandled earlier attacks and/or threats. It is also because he acts like a thug, and is opaque and threatening. It is his fault he is not trusted.


122 posted on 10/30/2010 3:22:21 AM PDT by PghBaldy (Like the Ft Hood Killer, James Earl Ray was just stressed when he killed MLK Jr.)
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To: drierice

John “Breadbox” Brennan also made a statement. He said it was the size of a breadbox. Made me think of “What’s My Line?”


123 posted on 10/30/2010 3:42:34 AM PDT by PghBaldy (Like the Ft Hood Killer, James Earl Ray was just stressed when he killed MLK Jr.)
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To: montag813

Miller was a pioneer in the investigation of Islamist terrorism. A great writer, her works will we useful for years to come.


124 posted on 10/30/2010 4:01:44 AM PDT by Melchior
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To: conservativegramma; null and void; Yehuda; 444Flyer; Armaggedon
>>>According to some political watchers, Mr Obama has mentioned Slurpees in 20 campaign speeches over the last two months.

On Tuesday, 7-Eleven, which operates in Australia, Canada, China, Denmark, Hong Kong, Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Norway, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sweden, Taiwan and Thailand, as well as the United States, thanked Mr Obama, taking care not to alienate Slurpee-sipping Republicans. <<<

Obama 'advertising' Slurpee

Go signal for November 7th? Obama doesn't plan to stick around the US. He has been projecting his own laziness on Republicans, but how many Slurpees will he ingest on his Asia trip? Will he be "sipping on a Slurpee" while watching TV coverage of an attack on the US? Who can trust this u-slurper?

125 posted on 10/30/2010 4:02:55 AM PDT by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: PghBaldy

I agree with everything you wrote and would add that I think that the breathless media coverage is their desperate attempt to try to make the administration look competent. I am very disturbed to see FReepers so quick to dismiss the underlying truth about the islamists just because of who is in the White House.


126 posted on 10/30/2010 4:26:44 AM PDT by upstanding
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To: conservativegramma

It’s either (IMHO)

a) a “dry run” for the big one to come later or

b) a diversionary tactic meant to focus resources while they mount a completely different operation

In any case, the last thing we needed was another speech from the undocumented Kenyan.


127 posted on 10/30/2010 4:34:24 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Ezekiel

U-slurper.

I’m stealing that.


128 posted on 10/30/2010 5:28:47 AM PDT by null and void (We are now in day 647 of our national holiday from reality. - 0bama really isn't one of US.)
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To: Benchim

After reading that Obama didn’t inform the Brits for 16 hours, I’m with you on this. It’s a sick hoax perpetrated by our fascist-in-chief.


129 posted on 10/30/2010 6:37:01 AM PDT by Rutles4Ever (Ubi Petrus, ibi ecclesia, et ubi ecclesia vita eterna!)
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To: Melchior
Miller was a pioneer in the investigation of Islamist terrorism. A great writer, her works will we useful for years to come.

That's all well and good, but I was talking about how

HOT

Miller looks at nearly 63!


Above: Judith with Shep yesterday

130 posted on 10/30/2010 6:57:53 AM PDT by montag813 (http://www.facebook.com/StandWithArizona)
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To: montag813

She is in her 60’s? Damn. You go girl!


131 posted on 10/30/2010 6:59:17 AM PDT by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: PghBaldy
THE FACE OF LAME LIBERAL NATIONAL SECURITY




Lame Liberal National Security.... you know they don't care one squat about America and it's people , they only care about their power and how they can keep it.
132 posted on 10/30/2010 7:05:02 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: conservativegramma

This smacks of rank amatuers. Not the alleged terrorists...the White House.


133 posted on 10/30/2010 7:42:07 AM PDT by Caipirabob ( Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: conservativegramma

9/11 Commission Air Cargo Screening Mandate, Fake Terror and an October Surprise

News of suspicious packages arriving from Yemen plundered the country into a panicked state of fear Friday morning. Some are calling it a fake terror plot (see videos below) thanks to the President’s remarks four days before the midterm election. Such an October surprise cannot be discounted entirely, but the point of this article is to chastise the Obama administration for dragging it’s feet on the 9/11 Commission air cargo screening mandate whether this particular scare today is a contrived fake terror plot or not.

http://www.rightpundits.com/?p=7566


134 posted on 10/30/2010 8:17:51 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: Raebie

Seeing the initial responses and faces of Zero and Fibbs, in their eyes I saw fear and neither had any idea of what to do next.


135 posted on 10/30/2010 8:45:12 AM PDT by mazda77 (Rubio - US Senate, West FL22nd, Scott/Carroll - FL Gov/LtGov, Miller-AK US Senate)
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To: Democrat_media

I dunno, but I sincerely doubt that the Democrats want the issue on people´s mind when they vote to be - of all things- Islamic terrorism.

Or has the economy gotten so bad that´s their new go-to issue? ;)


136 posted on 10/30/2010 9:06:01 AM PDT by globelamp
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