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Rocket Launcher Tube Found at a Home Near N.J.'s Newark Liberty International Airport
http://www.foxnews.com ^ | Friday, July 20, 2007 | AP

Posted on 07/20/2007 2:18:39 PM PDT by nmh

NEW YORK — Federal investigators are examining what appears to be an inoperative military rocket launcher tube found Friday morning on the front lawn of a Jersey City home that sits directly in the flight path of busy Newark Liberty International Airport.

Jersey City Police removed the tube, and the incident is now being investigated by the Joint Terrorism Task Force and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

The New York office of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms told FOX News that it appeared to be a military firing tube, and that there was no evidence of any explosive device discovered at the scene.

The Associated Press reported that the tube was an inoperable military training device, and that it was given to Army officials at Fort Monmouth.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: launcher; missle; nj; religionofpieces; rocketlauncher; terrorist; theenemywithin; trop

1 posted on 07/20/2007 2:18:45 PM PDT by nmh
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To: nmh

800


2 posted on 07/20/2007 2:23:29 PM PDT by Cedric
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To: Cedric

800?


3 posted on 07/20/2007 2:24:25 PM PDT by Eyes Unclouded (We won't ever free our guns but be sure we'll let them triggers go....)
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To: Cedric

Ditto


4 posted on 07/20/2007 2:25:00 PM PDT by Clintons Are White Trash (Lynn Stewart, Helen Thomas , Molly Ivins, Maureen Dowd - The Axis of Ugly)
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To: Cedric

All over again.

Perhaps BUSH will acknowledge this ... .

Unlike Heir Clinton ... .


5 posted on 07/20/2007 2:25:00 PM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God) .)
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To: nmh

800?


6 posted on 07/20/2007 2:25:11 PM PDT by SunStar (Democrats piss me off!)
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To: Cedric
There is something unkosher about Fort Mammoth ... about a month ago terrorists were going to kill some soldiers ... now they have rocket launcher from there?
7 posted on 07/20/2007 2:26:32 PM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God) .)
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To: SunStar

Maybe a repeat?

They were successful with TWA 800.


8 posted on 07/20/2007 2:27:11 PM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God) .)
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To: nmh
Sorry, Only a pile of "Faulty Wiring" !
9 posted on 07/20/2007 2:27:12 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: SunStar

TWA 800


10 posted on 07/20/2007 2:28:12 PM PDT by pitinkie (revenge will be sweet)
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To: nmh

Inoperable military training device...

A. Some kid took his dad’s souvenir outside to play.

B. Some terrorist is really, really pissed at the guy who sold him the missile.


11 posted on 07/20/2007 2:29:32 PM PDT by MediaMole
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To: nmh
No, the terrorists were planning an attack against Ft. Dix, not Monmouth. They took the launcher to Ft. Monmouth; it wasn't from there.
12 posted on 07/20/2007 2:30:37 PM PDT by JMK (One of the lucky few -- escaped from NJ during the Florio years!)
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To: JMK

Sorry - I mixed them up.

I find it odd how these things are suddenly turning up all over.

Patriot Missile Found In Fla. Scrap Yard
Missle Had Rocket Motor, Guidance System

POSTED: 8:34 am EDT July 19, 2007
UPDATED: 9:17 am EDT July 20, 2007

TAMPA, Fla. — A Patriot missile with its guidance system and rocket motor was found in a Tampa scrap metal yard, according to authorities. Explosives experts at MacDill Air Force Base were called to the scrap yard on July 11 to identify an odd-looking object in a heap of junk.

The experts said the object was a surface-to-air missile, minus its warhead — so it’s harmless.

They say it appeared to be a training model, and still had its rocket motor and guidance system.

http://www.local6.com/news/13711912/detail.html


13 posted on 07/20/2007 2:33:52 PM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God) .)
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To: nmh

I’m sure they are mistaken, it’s probably just a rear bumper off a car. Did it have a sticker on it?


14 posted on 07/20/2007 2:42:44 PM PDT by Wil H (So just what IS the Globe's optimum temperature?)
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To: nmh

posted:
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1869063/posts

CBS2 Exclusive: Feds Seize Rocket Launcher In N.J.
Posted by Rutles4Ever
On News/Activism 07/20/2007 12:20:06 PM EDT · 215 replies · 7,128+ views


15 posted on 07/20/2007 2:43:42 PM PDT by xcamel ("It's Talk Thompson Time!" >> irc://irc.freenode.net/fredthompson)
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To: nmh

As I recall, didn’t/don’t surplus stores sell this used junk, at least via mail-order?

I have a 75mm wooden practice shell in my den (ca.1945), I picked up years ago.


16 posted on 07/20/2007 2:44:13 PM PDT by Wiseghy ("You want to break this army? Then break your word to it.")
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To: JMK

The lack of reading ability is almost humerus. Some of the comments really brake me up. Think I’ll cast around for sum more pour examples of R.I.F. gradients..


17 posted on 07/20/2007 2:44:29 PM PDT by ASA Vet
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To: nmh

If a Democrat was president, the news media would gush over the great intelligence and police work that’s involved in stopping these guys before they strike again.

Since a Republican is president, they can complain about why Bush didn’t discover this rocket launcher sooner and wonder about whether we are connecting the dots...........


18 posted on 07/20/2007 2:45:48 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: nmh

an ‘inoperable training device’? I wonder. I remember firing LAW missiles in basic.. The tubes were real, but they would use a training missile.


19 posted on 07/20/2007 2:51:37 PM PDT by tje
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To: nmh

“...found Friday morning on the front lawn of a Jersey City home”

Was he/she just a moron?

Or begging to be caught?

Or a nitwit looking for publicity as a ferocious al-Quaeda?

I can just hear the FBI now, “Where did you say you found this?”


20 posted on 07/20/2007 2:52:12 PM PDT by janereinheimer ((I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.))
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To: nmh; sit-rep; Squantos

Isn’t a spent “rocket launcher tube” about as much of a threat as an empty toilet paper roll?


21 posted on 07/20/2007 2:53:10 PM PDT by Larry Lucido ( Hunter 2008)
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To: nmh

Maybe this is a way to keep the FBI’s interest diverted and busy elsewhere.

If that’s the case, what a bunch of morons.

I mean, even the FBI can quit investigating duds if the agents need to be doing something else.

Unlike al-Quaeda, whose purposes are tunnel-vision-oriented: Blow up infidels, pick up your “Pass Jail and Go Straight to Paradise” card.

Just wait until they get to their so-called paradise only to learn that it was Satan all along, and he’ll just stand there saying, “Just kidding, you idiot. Now keep shoveling.”


22 posted on 07/20/2007 2:55:08 PM PDT by janereinheimer ((I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.))
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To: Dilbert San Diego

“...Republican is president, they can complain about why Bush didn’t discover this”

Bush wasn’t on patrol in New Jersey that night.


23 posted on 07/20/2007 2:56:41 PM PDT by janereinheimer ((I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.))
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To: Larry Lucido

Yep .....hazard for an “empty” MANPAD red eye or stinger or Anti Armor / Bunker Busting AT-4 or M72 series LAW etc is .........”DDOT” !

Do Not Drop On Toes..........


24 posted on 07/20/2007 3:00:09 PM PDT by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But, have a plan to kill everyone you meet. )
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To: Eyes Unclouded

Thailand.


25 posted on 07/20/2007 3:01:30 PM PDT by Redcloak (The 2nd Amendment isn't about sporting goods.)
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To: nmh
I want to know if the woman that called in the report will now be sued by CAIR and the dhimmicrats?
26 posted on 07/20/2007 3:01:42 PM PDT by Beckwith (dhimmicrats and the liberal media have chosen sides -- Islamofascism)
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To: Wil H

I think that must be one of those mufflers Tom D’Asshole promised us ... I never got mine.


27 posted on 07/20/2007 3:01:44 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true.)
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To: Larry Lucido
Isn’t a spent “rocket launcher tube” about as much of a threat as an empty toilet paper roll?

Not if you're at a roadside rest area.

28 posted on 07/20/2007 4:23:04 PM PDT by Misterioso
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To: Larry Lucido

Pretty much, but it sure causes a lot more commotion when left laying around near an airport. I’ll bet it is some jokester trying to cause a panic...not funny.


29 posted on 07/20/2007 5:39:34 PM PDT by Sender (Be subtle! Be subtle! And use your squirrels for every kind of business.)
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To: nmh

What kind of trailer trash moron leaves a rocket launcher sitting out on their front lawn?


30 posted on 07/20/2007 5:41:43 PM PDT by Zeon Cowboy (Pardon Ramos and Compean NOW! // Duncan Hunter '08)
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To: xcamel

Different title

Rocket Launcher Tube Found at a Home Near N.J.’s Newark Liberty International Airport
http://www.foxnews.com ^ | Friday, July 20, 2007 | AP

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1869063/posts

CBS2 Exclusive: Feds Seize Rocket Launcher In N.J.
Posted by Rutles4Ever


31 posted on 07/21/2007 8:20:59 AM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God) .)
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To: Zeon Cowboy
“What kind of trailer trash moron leaves a rocket launcher sitting out on their front lawn?”

Probably with the same mentality of the reporters who wonder why their beer dosen’t get cold in the cardboard box they found by the dumpster that says GE Refrigerator on it.

32 posted on 07/21/2007 4:58:28 PM PDT by RS ("I took the drugs because I liked them and I found excuses to take them, so I'm not weaseling.")
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