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5 Somali Pirates "Drown" in a "Storm" Escaping With Ransom
Patriot Room ^ | January 10, 2009 | Bill Dupray

Posted on 01/10/2009 6:49:49 AM PST by Bill Dupray

I always wondered how these jokers planned to get off the ship if or when their demands were met. It's sort of like hijacking a tree. We can see you - you know. There's no other way out.

I just figured that they would demand an escape boat which would promptly be sunk by the U.S. Navy once all the bad guys and their booty were aboard.

So when I read the story yesterday that the guys not only got the ransom, they just got on a boat and seemingly got away, I was amazed. I thought maybe the clever buccaneers had wired the tanker with explosives as an insurance policy on their getaway.

I guess not, because this morning we learned that, ironically, a freak "storm" ended some pirate dreams.

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TOPICS: Military/Veterans
KEYWORDS: drown; karma; pirates; somali; storm

1 posted on 01/10/2009 6:49:51 AM PST by Bill Dupray
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To: Bill Dupray

Couldn’t happen to a better group of people . . er, I mean sub-humans.


2 posted on 01/10/2009 6:52:43 AM PST by texgal (end no-fault divorce laws return DUE PROCESS & EQUAL PROTECTION to ALL citizens))
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To: texgal

Nice Karma there, Pirates. Enjoy your new master Satan


3 posted on 01/10/2009 6:53:44 AM PST by omega4179 (Bush Abandoned Ramos and Compean)
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To: Bill Dupray

THIS WHOLE THING SMELLS FUNNY

I AM GOING TO BET IT IS A MANUFACTURED STORY AND SOME NEW *WORLD GOVERNMENT* REGULATION WILL BE FORCED ON US

How do you hijaak a ship? If you don’t have guns then just dopr a big rock on them and sink their ship when they get close. Or toss a 50 gallon drum of gasoline over the side with a match.

Or if they do hijaak the ship then when they finally leave just follow their boat and pick them up (or sink them)


4 posted on 01/10/2009 6:57:32 AM PST by Mr. K (Some days even my lucky rocketship underpants don't help)
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To: Mr. K

Honor among thieves!


5 posted on 01/10/2009 6:59:53 AM PST by Dr. Ursus
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To: Mr. K

Yes, I cant figure out why they dont get some helos in the area and when they leave the ship, its a duck shoot boys. Pay them with counterfeit bills and then sink them when they leave. Wouldnt have to do that many times and that crap would come to a screeching halt.


6 posted on 01/10/2009 7:01:42 AM PST by Concho (Bitterly Clinging to Guns and Religion)
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To: Bill Dupray

Freak Storm = U.S. weather control.


7 posted on 01/10/2009 7:03:42 AM PST by i_dont_chat
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To: Mr. K
How do you hija[c]k a ship?

Mostly, they use Rocket Propelled Grenades (RPGs) to threaten to punch holes in the side of the ship. RPGs are Soviet era antitank weapons, and are easily capable of penetrating the steel sides of even the largest ship.

8 posted on 01/10/2009 7:04:20 AM PST by Yo-Yo
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To: Mr. K
You may be right !!!! Our NWO Black Helicopter Detector (Mk V)captured this strange image in in IMMEDIATE VICINITY of the capsized pirate boat !!
9 posted on 01/10/2009 7:09:59 AM PST by genefromjersey (So much to flame;so little time !)
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To: Yo-Yo
I think Mr. K may mean how do you finish hijacking a ship. The threatening to blow the thing up part gets you on pretty easily. The exit strategy is a bit more . . . challenging.
10 posted on 01/10/2009 7:18:45 AM PST by Bill Dupray
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To: Bill Dupray

At least this article, as opposed to the one on Fox today, does not say, “Hijacking ships is one of the only ways to make money in Somalia, as the economy is so bad.” Honest, I read it! From Fox!! The idiots are out in force.


11 posted on 01/10/2009 7:21:22 AM PST by bboop (obama, little o, not a Real God)
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To: Bill Dupray

I always pay ransom via check for just this kind of outcome.


12 posted on 01/10/2009 7:53:44 AM PST by jiggyboy (Ten per cent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: Bill Dupray

I love a happy ending.


13 posted on 01/10/2009 8:01:01 AM PST by Veggie Todd (I have not talked to the governor - BHO)
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To: Bill Dupray
The threatening to blow the thing up part gets you on pretty easily.

And, of course, the same strategy can be used.

Alternately, hostages could be used.

14 posted on 01/10/2009 8:05:06 AM PST by Gondring (Paul Revere would have been flamed as a naysayer troll and told to go back to Boston.)
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To: Bill Dupray

A bullship story they cooked up so they won’t be hunted down.


15 posted on 01/10/2009 8:53:39 AM PST by Carley
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To: Carley

D.B. Cooper grins


16 posted on 01/10/2009 9:56:22 AM PST by Vaduz
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To: Bill Dupray

In the pictures of the money coming down by parachute, the seas looked pretty calm. Maybe something came up quickly.


17 posted on 01/10/2009 11:16:25 AM PST by Right Wing Assault (What's Obama's Secret?)
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To: Bill Dupray

Yo Ho Ho
And a baggie of Khat


18 posted on 01/10/2009 11:23:42 AM PST by kinghorse
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To: Concho

Can I nominate you for admiral


19 posted on 01/10/2009 2:36:54 PM PST by omega4179 (Bush Abandoned Ramos and Compean)
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To: omega4179

Sure, do you want to help me? You row the boat, I’ll shoot the ducks.


20 posted on 01/10/2009 3:32:08 PM PST by Concho (Bitterly Clinging to Guns and Religion)
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To: Mr. K

I agree, you have to eliminate them before they get on, hand grenade and whatever you got and please don’t save them or rescue them, so the can do it again. Eliminate them.


21 posted on 01/11/2009 11:45:52 PM PST by snowman717
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To: Mr. K

I agree, you have to eliminate them before they get on, hand grenade and whatever you got and please don’t save them or rescue them, so the can do it again. Eliminate them.


22 posted on 01/11/2009 11:45:52 PM PST by snowman717
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