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Higgins Outraged When Sinn Fein Leader Stopped By Terrorist Watch List (Adams is a terrorist!!)
WKBW ^ | Mar 18th 2006 | Not stated

Posted on 03/18/2006 10:14:19 AM PST by Irish_Thatcherite

Higgins Outraged When Sinn Fein Leader Stopped By Terrorist Watch List

Mar 18, 2006 - A St. Patricks day crowd in South Buffalo didn’t get to hear the star attraction…he was detained in Washington after turning up on a terrorist watch list.

Gerry Adams, leader of Sinn Fein was detained at Reagan National Airport. Sinn Fein is the political arm of the Irish Republican Army.

Congressman Brian Higgins broke the news to hundreds of people celebrating the holiday at the Irish Center in South Buffalo. “We got a call tonight that Gerry Adams is being detained in Washington for in inordinate period of time because his name turned up on a terror watch list.” The crowd booed the announcement.

Adams is a key figure in the Irish peace process and many credit him for moving that process forward. But he and his party remain controversial. Even though Adams has been in the country for days, and even met with President Bush at the White House, he was denied boarding his flight to Buffalo when his name turned up on the terrorist watch list.

Adams reacted from Washington: “I'm surprised and bewildered as to the rationale and the purpose, I just don't understand it."

Higgins was also puzzled : “I think this administration needs to be more understanding of the issues surrounding the Northern Ireland peace process."


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; United Kingdom; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: criminalconspiracy; dca; gerryadams; insurrection; ira; ireland; irish; irishtraitors; noflylist; northernireland; pira; sedition; seenit; sfira; sinnfein; sinnfeinira; tsa; wot
Gerry Adams, leader of Sinn Fein was detained at Reagan National Airport.

HEHE, poetic justice!!

1 posted on 03/18/2006 10:14:24 AM PST by Irish_Thatcherite
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To: Happygal; Colosis; Black Line; Cucullain; SomeguyfromIreland; Youngblood; Fergal; Cian; col kurz; ..
Adams reacted from Washington: “I'm surprised and bewildered as to the rationale and the purpose, I just don't understand it."

You are a terrorist, that's why!!!

2 posted on 03/18/2006 10:15:42 AM PST by Irish_Thatcherite (~~~A vote for Bertie Ahern is a vote for Gerry Adams!~~~)
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To: Irish_Thatcherite
"“We got a call tonight that Gerry Adams is being detained in Washington for in inordinate period of time because his name turned up on a terror watch list.”"

Note to terrorists planning to travel to the United States: Allow enough room in your itinerary for a little extra scrutiny.
3 posted on 03/18/2006 10:18:01 AM PST by gondramB (Render unto Caesar that which is Caesar's and unto God that which is God's.)
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To: gondramB

HEHE, they must plan their trips well!!


4 posted on 03/18/2006 10:20:10 AM PST by Irish_Thatcherite (~~~A vote for Bertie Ahern is a vote for Gerry Adams!~~~)
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To: Irish_Thatcherite
"Higgins Outraged When Sinn Fein Leader Stopped By Terrorist Watch List "

It would have been an outrage if he wasn't stopped.

5 posted on 03/18/2006 10:21:40 AM PST by isrul
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To: isrul

Bingo!!

It's amazing how Sinn Fein/IRA and their supporters think they are different from other terrorist groups. I guess that's because political leaders treat them as such - nope, a terrorist is a terrorist.


6 posted on 03/18/2006 10:25:43 AM PST by Irish_Thatcherite (~~~A vote for Bertie Ahern is a vote for Gerry Adams!~~~)
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To: Irish_Thatcherite
"A St. Patricks day crowd in South Buffalo didn’t get to hear the star attraction"

What the heck! star attraction? What kind of rhetoric could he possibly be spouting? and sheople are actually willing to pay to hear it?

Are peoples' memories really that short....never mind, no need to answer.
7 posted on 03/18/2006 10:27:13 AM PST by socialismisinsidious ( The socialist income tax system turns US citizens into beggars or quitters!)
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To: Irish_Thatcherite
Congressman Brian Higgins broke the news to hundreds of people celebrating the holiday at the Irish Center in South Buffalo. “We got a call tonight that Gerry Adams is being detained in Washington for in inordinate period of time because his name turned up on a terror watch list.” The crowd booed the announcement.

Well this probably put a damper on that night's rendition of the Unicorn Song.

8 posted on 03/18/2006 10:30:10 AM PST by jla
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To: socialismisinsidious

It's amazing how a terrorist can be treated like celebrity, it was the same with Arafat.

People do seem to have short memories, selective amnesia is powerful!!


9 posted on 03/18/2006 10:32:21 AM PST by Irish_Thatcherite (~~~A vote for Bertie Ahern is a vote for Gerry Adams!~~~)
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To: Irish_Thatcherite
Good. Too bad we can't take the Fenian scum against a wall and pay him back for all he's done.

-ccm

10 posted on 03/18/2006 10:34:33 AM PST by ccmay (Too much Law; not enough Order)
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To: jla

LOL!!


11 posted on 03/18/2006 10:35:42 AM PST by Irish_Thatcherite (~~~A vote for Bertie Ahern is a vote for Gerry Adams!~~~)
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To: Irish_Thatcherite
...didn’t get to hear the star attraction...

Surely they could have gone to a local mosque and found a suitable substitute to preach terrorism.

12 posted on 03/18/2006 10:37:40 AM PST by FreePaul
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To: ccmay

Yes, it's a pity... I hope he was at least strip searched, and the rubber glove was used..... give a whole new meaning to 'Brownie' (Adam's psuedomyn) LOL!!


13 posted on 03/18/2006 10:38:24 AM PST by Irish_Thatcherite (~~~A vote for Bertie Ahern is a vote for Gerry Adams!~~~)
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To: FreePaul

Yes, they couldn't get the Hiberno-fascist, so an Islamofascist will do!!


14 posted on 03/18/2006 10:39:27 AM PST by Irish_Thatcherite (~~~A vote for Bertie Ahern is a vote for Gerry Adams!~~~)
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To: Irish_Thatcherite

The "Killer Whale" wasn't there to try to get him in under wraps.


15 posted on 03/18/2006 10:47:41 AM PST by RJS1950 (The democrats are the "enemies foreign and domestic" cited in the federal oath)
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To: RJS1950

I suppose not.


16 posted on 03/18/2006 10:52:50 AM PST by Irish_Thatcherite (~~~A vote for Bertie Ahern is a vote for Gerry Adams!~~~)
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To: Irish_Thatcherite

LOL!

A "Do you know WHO I AM?" moment!

Yes, we do, actually.


17 posted on 03/18/2006 10:54:35 AM PST by fanfan ( "We can evade reality, but we cannot evade the consequences of evading reality" - Ayn Rand)
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To: Irish_Thatcherite

Hey Higgins....UP THE ORANGE!


18 posted on 03/18/2006 11:00:14 AM PST by ncountylee (Dead terrorists smell like victory)
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To: fanfan

HEHE, first time 'Brownie' was treated like a terrorist in years - hope it continues!!


19 posted on 03/18/2006 11:04:53 AM PST by Irish_Thatcherite (~~~A vote for Bertie Ahern is a vote for Gerry Adams!~~~)
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To: ncountylee

Yes, of course one doesn't need to be a Orangeman to hate the IRA!!

I encounter idiots here that think I'm an Orangeman!! Thankfully, they haven't shown up... yet.


20 posted on 03/18/2006 11:06:32 AM PST by Irish_Thatcherite (~~~A vote for Bertie Ahern is a vote for Gerry Adams!~~~)
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To: Irish_Thatcherite
Thankfully, they haven't shown up... yet.

The flamers will be coming.

21 posted on 03/18/2006 11:09:38 AM PST by ncountylee (Dead terrorists smell like victory)
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To: ncountylee

I am ready for them!!


22 posted on 03/18/2006 11:14:36 AM PST by Irish_Thatcherite (~~~A vote for Bertie Ahern is a vote for Gerry Adams!~~~)
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To: Irish_Thatcherite

Most of us Irishman want freedom for Ireland,some go about in the wrong way. Look what England exported from Ireland while the Irish starved during the potato famine. England is a terrorist state for what they did to the Irish!!!!


23 posted on 03/18/2006 11:31:41 AM PST by GregB (Give Pottsville,Pa their NFL Championship back!!!!!!!!)
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To: GregB

Here we go.... the IRA are a terrorist group plain and simple, what the Hell has the modern IRA got to do with a famine 150 years ago?


24 posted on 03/18/2006 12:02:22 PM PST by Irish_Thatcherite (~~~A vote for Bertie Ahern is a vote for Gerry Adams!~~~)
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To: Irish_Thatcherite

Hey, this is Buffalo, not like it's part of normalsville.


25 posted on 03/18/2006 12:03:06 PM PST by OKIEDOC (There's nothing like hearing someone say thank you for your help.)
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To: Irish_Thatcherite
He never should have been let into the country, much less the Whitehouse.

So9

26 posted on 03/18/2006 12:03:47 PM PST by Servant of the 9 (" I am just going outside, and may be some time.")
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To: GregB

You mean, look what the Irih exported while their country folk were starving.

Anyway, jumping forward about 150 years, we have a terrorist spokesman surprised that he should be called a terrorist.

Those who speak for the terrorists are their helpers, whether or not they are actually shooting people at the moment.


27 posted on 03/18/2006 12:04:03 PM PST by docbnj
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To: OKIEDOC

Which is good to know!!


28 posted on 03/18/2006 12:11:24 PM PST by Irish_Thatcherite (~~~A vote for Bertie Ahern is a vote for Gerry Adams!~~~)
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To: Servant of the 9

True, and the British and Irish governments should never have negotiated with them and their Loyalist counterparts.


29 posted on 03/18/2006 12:12:57 PM PST by Irish_Thatcherite (~~~A vote for Bertie Ahern is a vote for Gerry Adams!~~~)
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To: docbnj
Hear hear!!

Those who speak for the terrorists are their helpers, whether or not they are actually shooting people at the moment.

Adams is more than that - he is a member of the IRA's 'Army Council' - he's one of the ringleaders!!

30 posted on 03/18/2006 12:14:59 PM PST by Irish_Thatcherite (~~~A vote for Bertie Ahern is a vote for Gerry Adams!~~~)
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To: Irish_Thatcherite
I encounter idiots here that think I'm an Orangeman!! Thankfully, they haven't shown up... yet.

Probably still sleeping it off.

31 posted on 03/18/2006 12:18:44 PM PST by PAR35
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To: PAR35

HEHE, probably, although there was one wishy-washy post here already!


32 posted on 03/18/2006 12:21:44 PM PST by Irish_Thatcherite (~~~A vote for Bertie Ahern is a vote for Gerry Adams!~~~)
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To: jla
I think they usually wait for Easter to sing that.
33 posted on 03/18/2006 1:56:28 PM PST by Do not dub me shapka broham ("The moment that someone wants to forbid caricatures, that is the moment we publish them.")
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To: Irish_Thatcherite
This Higgins?


34 posted on 03/18/2006 2:19:10 PM PST by JackDanielsOldNo7 (If it wasn't for marriage, I would not have this screenname.)
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To: JackDanielsOldNo7

I do not know... I didn't give it much thought...


35 posted on 03/18/2006 2:30:10 PM PST by Irish_Thatcherite (~~~A vote for Bertie Ahern is a vote for Gerry Adams!~~~)
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To: Irish_Thatcherite
EVA PERON: Did you hear that? They called me a whore!
They actually called me a whore!

ITALIAN ADMIRAL: But Signora Peron-- It's an easy mistake
I'm still called an admiral Yet I gave up the sea long ago

36 posted on 03/18/2006 3:14:05 PM PST by Oztrich Boy (Don't vote- it only encourages them)
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To: Irish_Thatcherite


Chickens coming home to roost. One can only wonder how many more lives would have been spared had the IRA not been on the receiving end of the generosity of Irish Americans.
37 posted on 03/18/2006 3:17:43 PM PST by sono ("If Congressional brains were cargo, there'd be nothing to unload." - Rush Limbaugh)
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To: Oztrich Boy

LOL!!


38 posted on 03/18/2006 3:19:11 PM PST by Irish_Thatcherite (~~~A vote for Bertie Ahern is a vote for Gerry Adams!~~~)
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To: sono

That is true - I wish Bush would put a stop to NORAID!!


39 posted on 03/18/2006 3:20:37 PM PST by Irish_Thatcherite (~~~A vote for Bertie Ahern is a vote for Gerry Adams!~~~)
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To: Irish_Thatcherite

I hope they gave him a body cavity search...


40 posted on 03/18/2006 5:24:21 PM PST by Tulsa Brian (This is the Zodiac speaking...)
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To: Tulsa Brian

HEHE, why do you think his psuedonym was 'Brownie'?


41 posted on 03/18/2006 5:29:56 PM PST by Irish_Thatcherite (~~~A vote for Bertie Ahern is a vote for Gerry Adams!~~~)
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To: Irish_Thatcherite

Sweet Jesus, a little justice in the world.


42 posted on 03/20/2006 6:04:16 AM PST by elc
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To: elc

Glad Adams got a reminder of what he is!!


43 posted on 03/20/2006 1:12:33 PM PST by Irish_Thatcherite (~~~A vote for Bertie Ahern is a vote for Gerry Adams!~~~)
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To: Irish_Thatcherite
You are a terrorist, that's why!!!

But the obvious question must then be asked. If he is a terrorist, why was President Bush meeting with him in the White House?

It does seem a bit silly to, on the one hand, invite him to the White House, and on the other hand, detain him from boarding an airplane.

44 posted on 03/20/2006 1:21:48 PM PST by B Knotts
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To: B Knotts
Some of us were discussing it on another thread - the War on Terror is really only a War on Islamofscism - the Bush administration only seems interested in fighting Islamism.

But, I guess the IRA are still recognized as a terror group, thus Adams got detained - and rightly so!
45 posted on 03/20/2006 1:32:08 PM PST by Irish_Thatcherite (~~~A vote for Bertie Ahern is a vote for Gerry Adams!~~~)
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