Skip to comments.How Normal Is Norman?
Posted on 01/11/2006 7:27:58 PM PST by concretebob
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I live in Norman which is about 20-25 minutes south from downtown OKC depending on which side of town you live. Looks like the resettlement of the Iraqi Guard after Gulf War I also brought some terrorists to the area with others joining them in the 1993 time frame from around the Country according to what I have heard since living here. After 9-11, Moussaouri shined the spotlight on Norman and the rest of the terrorist scum leading up to this lone, depressed bomber that supposedly wanted to blow up a stadium but he didn't want to hurt anyone according to his Dad. And his roommate just happened to have a ticket back to Pakistan for the next morning and didn't see any bomb making going on in the apartment.
This sounds like fiction except it was real. Never going to convince me that this kid committed suicide -- never, ever but also know that the whole story is not likely to come out in the near future anymore then we are likely to get the whole story on the Murrah Bombing anytime soon.
Know there is a lot more going on then was reported and for sanity sake have to believe there was a reason for the spin.
Everytime I learn more I just shake my head at how close we came to a complete disaster and Thank God that this kid blew up.
May have missed it, but last I heard they had not released the body and the DNA tests were not back. I know I had a lot of company during Christmas but I don't remember hearing anything about that. Maybe someone else has heard.
All I know is that we have surveillance cameras at the stadium and around campus from Fed and State Grants that were approved and video installed in less than two weeks -- that never happens with the Feds or State Government.
The real problems started IMHO after the resettlement of Iraqi Republican Guard after Gulf War I. According to my neighbor, it started with a few and then grew as they came in from other parts of the Country.
The Iranians I know here are really nice people and have assimilated into Oklahoma.
BINGO! I agree with you 100%!
Actually I have an Iranian in-law down in Houston. Very civilized, like most of the Iranians who have come to
America to settle. No doubt the Iranian terrorists have inserted a few people here too, but most Iranians still think of themselves as belonging to an older civilization and do not identify with the Arabs.
"Elyazgi underscored Islam's commitment to pacifism: "Islam forbids suicide, and Muslims condemn all acts of violence."
Well, that's a relief. I was starting to get worried.
We have a good friend whose family barely escaped when the Shah fell -- he was already here in the States with his Mom and sister but other family members barely made it out.
He is as Texan as any native born Texan I know.
"There is much more to this story but when you cannot get two sources on record, the story dies."
How have you been, PhiKapMom? Those fires aren't affecting you, are they?
It honestly sounds like Annie Jacobsen has been reading our own voluminous set of threads on the topic here on FR, from back in the fall, doesn't it?
Remember how the Norman PD, as well as Boren, seemed to be reacting to the FR commentary? Odd, wasn't it? And "Scoobie," lol. What a goofball.
May I suggest you let go of your conspiracy theory...there is more than sufficient evidence that those responsible for OKC were caught and punished...
I thought they were reacting to FR threads as well! That part was funny because by trying to get out in front a lot of missteps were made by Pres Boren IMHO.
We haven't had any fires (so far) here in Cleveland County. Most of the fires have been caused by people throwing out cigarette butts or being even dumber by taking charcoal ashes and putting them in the grass. Have only seen the smoke from one fire and that was about 20 miles or more north of us. We have been very fortunate here and the snow we had the other night did help here.
I am with you -- nothing going to change my mind either about the OKC Bombing.
"We have been very fortunate here and the snow we had the other night did help here."
Glad to hear it. Too bad this got started so late, it's nearly midnight here ... I'm going to have to call it a night, and check back in the morning.
Oh, and I forgot to look ... did anybody ping LibertyRocks, MizSterious or the rest of that early Norman Bomber ping list? I'm sure they'd still be interested.
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