Skip to comments.Despite explosion, no security changes for OU-Texas
Posted on 10/06/2005 5:51:28 PM PDT by MikefromOhio
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I am a Browns fan :)
The Sips are only favored by 2. That's fine with me. Boomer Sooner, Go Big Red.
My purse and all my OU gear have always been searched in the main buildings on the Fairgrounds, through many years, but not often going into the Cotton Bowl itself. Maybe we have alternating gate guards, Oklahoma one year, Texans another year. Nah.
I think it's the "orange" thing. If we're wearing red, we're suspects. We may be carrying oranges of mass destruction. Er, make that self-destruction this year.
sorry about that.
I seriously doubt it.
I am NOT saying that someone from his mosque wouldn't be there....
but this kid was just the useful idiot for the Muzzies if that is the case. If he was set up anyway, he wasn't the planner. Far from it. He was the guy that had to do the footwork so to speak.
He didn't plan crap, otherwise he would have been in that stadium, not outside of it.
I don't know
Texas looked pretty good against OSU....
OU can win, but I think this game will be good.
it's cool :)
My dad is a Packers fan. A LONG suffering one too....
Heh, BTW, that was "favored" by 2 touchdowns, not points, lol. Old habits die hard. Just didn't want you to get away with saying 3 touchdown margin!
Of course I think we *can* win, but we've been grieving on campus all week, ya know. I do think 14 points for UT might be a good bet--for my side.
He did not blow himself and that backpack was meant to be left along with the other one and be detonated to kill people in the stadium. Thanks to the new alcohol policy, they wanted to check his backpack.
wait a second...
virtually EVERY story has the bomb strapped to him....
now it was a backpack?
I forgot the PC crowd took over!
Texas hasn't played badly in a game yet....
Funny, isn't it, how the planners never seem interested in taking the shortcut to Paradise themselves. The grunts, alas, are too dim-witted to notice this odd pattern.
that is my experience.
I mean is Zarqawi was SOOO committed, he would have driven one of those car bombs by now ya know?
He was removing the bombing materials from a backpack to put them in a vest and most assume to go back in as they don't pat people down, take off the vest and detonate it that way. Instead something happened and it blew up while he was sitting on the bench. The bomb had a directional device and they have found metal in the trees. There was a second backpack which Boren first said was blown up and then said it had nothing in it but that was not the facts according to sources in Norman PD. The 2nd backpack also contained a bomb.
I bet there are changes in security proceedures at games all over the country this week. They just may not be made public.
I wonder if the trigger device was set off by any two way radios perhaps?
either way, I don't think this guy was really the planner of the event at all. Generally the planners don't plant or wear the bombs.
The teams shook the city down for more money. They will probably raise the ante again when Jerry Jones gets his billion dollar palace.
And, of course when the Black schools heard that Texas and OU were getting more money for their game, they played the race card even though they already knew that more money was headed their direction.
All I know is, as frustrated as Texas has been over the last 4 years, if they get up early there will be no mercy. At least that's what I hope...
Looks like he was the bomb maker -- my guess is when he couldn't get in the stadium, his handlers blew him up before he could transfer everything to the vest. Two-way radios would make sense.
I think this is the game where OU either grows up or goes completely backwards....
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