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Media frenzy hits MSU over missing students ( 11 Egyptians )
Bozeman Chronicle ^ | August 10, 2006 | GAIL SCHONTZLER

Posted on 08/10/2006 6:14:38 PM PDT by george76

Montana State University has been bombarded with national media queries and a few nasty e-mail messages ever since the FBI issued an alert for 11 Egyptian students who failed to show up for a cultural exchange program in Bozeman.

"It got pretty crazy" when the story broke Tuesday, MSU spokeswoman Cathy Conover said.

The news story has been listed on Internet blogs like the Drudge Report and the Web site of syndicated columnist Michelle Malkin (author of "Invasion: How America Still Welcomes Terrorists, Criminals, and Other Foreign Menaces to Our Shores" and "In Defense of Internment").

National reporters have been asking for factual information on the AWOL students, as well as her guesses about where they might be...

What triggered the media frenzy was a nationwide FBI alert, reported by the Associated Press from Washington, D.C., asking law enforcement agencies to be on the lookout for the 11 Egyptian students.

A total of 17 Egyptian students showed up at JFK International Airport on July 29, on their way to Bozeman.

But only six made it to Bozeman.

MSU then contacted federal authorities, and the 11 missing students' visas were revoked.

All are young men, ages 17 to 22.

(Excerpt) Read more at bozemandailychronicle.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; News/Current Events; US: District of Columbia; US: Montana; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: egypt; egyptian; egyptianstudents; exchangejihadists; fbi; foreignstudents; islamicfascists; jfk; malkin; media; mediaqueries; michellemalkin; missing; missingstudents; msu; muslim; muslims; nationalmedia; radicalislam; students; studentvisas; terror; terrorism; terrorists; waronmilitantislam; waronterror; wot

1 posted on 08/10/2006 6:14:39 PM PDT by george76
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To: george76
"We think these students are valuable," Conover said. "We think it enriches the experience of the campus and the community" by letting Americans get to know people from other countries.

And for MSU's foreign guests, Conover said, it increases their understanding of America. They get to see "how friendly, warm and hospitable" Montanans are, she said.

That may be our headstone.

2 posted on 08/10/2006 6:21:39 PM PDT by neodad (USS Vincennes (CG-49) Freedom's Fortress)
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To: neodad

Why did they go to Montana ?

For roping lessons ?


3 posted on 08/10/2006 6:28:12 PM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: george76

Supposedly to study the American West.


4 posted on 08/10/2006 6:36:21 PM PDT by tinamina
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To: george76

Nah! GREAT TROUT FISHING!!! Muzzies like seafood.
They brought those rifles with them for the elk and deer hunting in October.


5 posted on 08/10/2006 6:36:35 PM PDT by TaMoDee
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To: george76

*snide comment deleted*

The 'students' came over for English lesson - tho how much they could learn in that short a time period does make one wonder.

Perhaps MSU could send a prof to Egypt for the classes - if they can find someone stupid enough to go right now......


6 posted on 08/10/2006 6:38:54 PM PDT by ASOC (The phrase "What if" or "If only" are for children.)
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To: tinamina

Looks like 17 made it to JFK.

But 11 decided to study elsewhere.


7 posted on 08/10/2006 6:40:00 PM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: george76
Photos of these guys
8 posted on 08/10/2006 6:41:10 PM PDT by Rocko ( Hezbollah isn't crying UNCLE; they're crying UN....)
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To: george76; neodad
Why did they go to Montana ?




Montana

by Frank Zappa
I might be movin' to Montana soon
Just to raise me up a crop of
Dental Floss

Raisin' it up
Waxen it down
In a little white box
That I can sell uptown

By myself I wouldn't
Have no boss,
But I'd be raisin' my lonely
Dental Floss

Raisin' my lonely
Dental Floss

Well I just might grow me some bees
But I'd leave the sweet stuff
To somebody else . . . but then, on the other hand I would

Keep the wax
'N melt it down
Pluck some Floss
'N swish it aroun'

I'd have me a crop
An' it'd be on top (that's why I'm movin' to Montana)

Movin' to Montana soon
Gonna be a Dental Floss tycoon (yes I am)
Movin' to Montana soon
Gonna be a mennil-toss flykune

I'm pluckin' the ol'
Dennil Floss
That's growin' on the prairie
Pluckin' the floss!
I plucked all day an' all nite an' all
Afternoon . . .

I'm ridin' a small tiny hoss
(His name is MIGHTY LITTLE)
He's a good hoss
Even though
He's a bit dinky to strap a big saddle or
Blanket on anyway
He's a bit dinky to strap a big saddle or
Blanket on anyway
Any way

I'm pluckin' the ol'
Dennil Floss
Even if you think it is a little silly, folks
I don't care if you think it's silly, folks
I don't care if you think it's silly, folks

I'm gonna find me a horse
Just about this big,
An' ride him all along the border line

With a
Pair of heavy-duty
Zircon-encrusted tweezers in my hand
Every other wrangler would say
I was mighty grand

By myself I wouldn't
Have no boss,
But I'd be raisin' my lonely
Dental Floss

Raisin' my lonely
Dental Floss
Raisin' my lonely
Dental Floss

Well I might
Ride along the border
With my tweezers gleamin'
In the moon-lighty night

And then I'd
Get a cuppa cawfee
'N give my foot a push . . .
Just me 'n the pygmy pony
Over by the Dennil Floss Bush

'N then I might just
Jump back on
An' ride
Like a cowboy
Into the dawn to Montana

Movin' to Montana soon
(Yippy-Ty-O-Ty-Ay)
Movin' to Montana soon
(Yippy-Ty-O-Ty-Ay)
Movin' to Montana soon
(Yippy-Ty-O-Ty-Ay)
Movin' to Montana soon
(Yippy-Ty-O-Ty-Ay)
Movin' to Montana soon
(Yippy-Ty-O-Ty-Ay)
Movin' to Montana soon
(Yippy-Ty-O-Ty-Ay)
Movin' to Montana soon
(Yippy-Ty-O-Ty-Ay)
Movin' to Montana soon
(Yippy-Ty-O-Ty-Ay)
Movin' to Montana soon
(Yippy-Ty-O-Ty-Ay)
Movin' to Montana soon
(Yippy-Ty-O-Ty-Ay)
Movin' to Montana soon
(Yippy-Ty-O-Ty-Ay)
Movin' to Montana soon
(Yippy-Ty-O-Ty-Ay)

9 posted on 08/10/2006 6:43:08 PM PDT by Paleo Conservative
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To: ASOC

It is good that we have Bush, the Patriot Act, and the NSA.

Before 9-11, these "students" would have been un-tracked.


10 posted on 08/10/2006 6:43:16 PM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: george76

I bet they are moslem


11 posted on 08/10/2006 7:26:40 PM PDT by AmericanMade1776
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To: AmericanMade1776
Religion of Peace, my ass!


12 posted on 08/10/2006 7:29:44 PM PDT by airborne (`)
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To: george76

Why do we allow ANY people from Arabian, Persian, Muslim countries in after 9/11? Why haven't ALL people of the above profile, been sent back to their home countries, that are not citizens after 9/11?


13 posted on 08/10/2006 7:32:38 PM PDT by jeremiah (How much did we get for that rope again???)
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To: jeremiah

The FBI has detained three more Egyptian students who failed to show up for an exchange program at Montana State University

Six now have been found out of the original eleven missing men

Today, the students were discovered near Baltimore and Chicago

Yesterday three otheers were located in minnesota and New Jersy.



They must have got lost.../s


14 posted on 08/10/2006 7:54:30 PM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: AmericanMade1776

Multiple Choice Test

1. In 1968, Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated in Los Angeles by
(a) Superman,
(b) Jay Leno,
(c) Tiger Woods,
(d) a man from Palestine between 17 and 40 years old.

2. In 1972, 11 Israeli athletes were kidnapped and killed at the Munich Olympics by
(a) the kid who cuts your grass,
(b) Sitting Bull,
(c) Arnold Schwarzenegger,
(d) Muslims between 17 and 40.

3. In 1979, the US Embassy in Tehran was over-ran & 90 Americans were held for 444 days by
(a) Bruce Lee,
(b) Elvis Presley's deceased twin brother,
(c) a tour group of Minnesota grandmothers,
(d) Muslims between 17 and 40.

4. During the 1980s, several Americans were kidnapped in Beirut by
(a) O J Simpson,
(b) the king of Sweden,
(c) the pope and a gang of Cardinals,
(d) Muslims between 17 and 40.

5. In 1983, the U.S. Marine barracks in Lebanon was blown up, killing 220 Marines, by
(a) a Domino's Pizza delivery man,
(b) the president of the Southern Baptist Convention,
(c) Catherine Zeta-Jones,
(d) Muslims between 17 and 40.

6. In 1985, the cruise ship Achille Lauro was hijacked and a 70-year-old American passenger thrown overboard in his wheelchair by
(a) Sugar Ray Leonard,
(b) your next door neighbor,
(c) the Little Mermaid,
(d) Muslims between 17 and 40.

7. In 1985, TWA flight 847 was hijacked at Athens and a U.S. Navy diver trying to rescue passengers was murdered by
(a) Captain Kangaroo,
(b)Walt Disney,
(c) Mother Teresa,
(d) Muslims between 17 and 40.

8. In 1988, Pan American Flight 103 was destroyed by a bomb in midair by
(a) Butch Cassidy,
(b) the Sundance Kid,
(c) the Tooth Fairy,
(d) Muslims between 17 and 40.

9. The World Trade Center was bombed the first time in 1993 by
(a) Stonewall Jackson,
(b) Michael Jordan,
(c) Winston Churchill,
(d) Muslims between 17 and 40.

10. In 1998, U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania were bombed by
(a) Santa Claus,
(b) your sister's cat's grandmother's first owner's son's basketball coach's ex-wife,
(c) the World Wrestling Federation,
(d) Muslims between 17 and 40.

11. On September 11, 2001, airliners were hijacked to crash into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon by
(a) Bugs Bunny,
(b) Bob the Tomato,
(c) Ricky Martin,
(d) Muslims between 17 and 40.

12. In 2002, Daniel Pearl of the Wall Street Journal was kidnapped and beheaded by
(a) Bonnie and Clyde,
(b) the Michelin man,
(c) Barney Fife,
(d) Muslims between 17 and 40.

13. In July of 2005, several targets were attacked in central London, killing 52 persons, by
(a) the Orkin Man,
(b) Margaret Thatcher,
(c) Mr. Goodwrench,
(d) Muslims between 17 and 40.


15 posted on 08/10/2006 7:55:28 PM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: airborne

add the USS Cole, Nick Berg's beheading and the Barcelona bombings ...


16 posted on 08/10/2006 7:56:17 PM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: george76
Why did they go to Montana ?

For roping lessons ?

Don't muslims like sheep? Wasn't Bareback Mountain in Montana?

17 posted on 08/10/2006 7:58:57 PM PDT by neodad (USS Vincennes (CG-49) Freedom's Fortress)
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To: Paleo Conservative

18 posted on 08/10/2006 7:59:54 PM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: neodad

. They get to see "how friendly, warm and hospitable" Montanans are, she said.

I remember reading a portrayal of how the Aztecs dealt with Cortez upon his arrival. They rained him with gifts of precious metal and jewels, hoping to impress him with their hospitality. He was instead impressed with the idea that he had come upon an easy mark.

Not sure how accurate that story is, but it's instructive for our times.


19 posted on 08/11/2006 7:32:09 AM PDT by rightwingcrazy
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To: george76
Salt of the Earth types, these.


20 posted on 08/11/2006 8:41:33 AM PDT by Disambiguator (Don't mess with Israel.)
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To: Disambiguator

21 posted on 08/11/2006 9:56:03 AM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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