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US Plane Suspect 'a London Student'
This is London ^ | Saturday, December 26, 2009

Posted on 12/25/2009 7:17:19 PM PST by kristinn

An al Qaida-linked suspect who allegedly tried to blow up a transatlantic plane is studying at a UK university, it has been reported.

The Nigerian is accused of trying to detonate a powdery substance on a plane from Amsterdam as it prepared to land at Detroit with 278 people on board.

US sources said he was subdued by passengers and has since claimed to have been acting for al Qaida.

He has been named by ABC News as Abdul Farouk Abdulmutallab, 23, an engineering student at University College London, with the broadcaster citing US government documents.

The suspect, who has also been identified as Umar Farouk Abdul Mutallab in other reports, is currently under guard at a Michigan hospital.

He was flying from Nigeria to the United States for a religious ceremony according to his entry visa, ABC News said, which was issued on June 16 last year and valid until June 12, 2010.

(Excerpt) Read more at thisislondon.co.uk ...


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Next we'll probably learn he attended Finsbury Park mosque.
1 posted on 12/25/2009 7:17:19 PM PST by kristinn
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To: kristinn
an engineering student

So he had some skills.

2 posted on 12/25/2009 7:18:46 PM PST by McGruff (We're Going Rogue Baby!)
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To: kristinn

Send Him To Detroit !
3 posted on 12/25/2009 7:19:20 PM PST by cmsgop
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To: kristinn

Darn those Amish!


4 posted on 12/25/2009 7:20:45 PM PST by Poser (Enjoying Prime Rib for 58 Years!)
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To: kristinn

Seem to still hate us even w/a Mooselip President? How can that be??

Pray for America’s Freedom


5 posted on 12/25/2009 7:21:34 PM PST by bray (What ya in for Son? No Health Insurance.)
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To: kristinn
How long before the MSM releases a mug shot?

How long before the MSM calls for more sensitivity training?

6 posted on 12/25/2009 7:23:28 PM PST by Jim 0216
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To: McGruff
I wonder how many children were on the plane?

What a bunch of cowards these F’n mussies are.

7 posted on 12/25/2009 7:23:32 PM PST by servantboy777
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To: bray

Oh, come on.....

We’ve all had our pants catch fire during a final approach into Detroit....


8 posted on 12/25/2009 7:25:27 PM PST by ButThreeLeftsDo (Merry Christmas, FReepers!)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Yeah, probably just some BC powders that spontaneously ignited.


9 posted on 12/25/2009 7:27:43 PM PST by 1951Boomer
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To: bray

He was gone , so it was ok


10 posted on 12/25/2009 7:27:53 PM PST by easternsky
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

“We’ve all had our pants catch fire during a final approach into Detroit....”

I think Michael Jackson did once...


11 posted on 12/25/2009 7:28:05 PM PST by jessduntno (I think "you'll get what you deserve" is a promise. A socialist thinks it is a threat.)
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To: kristinn
According to a federal counterterrorism official, Abdulmutallab has told authorities in preliminary interviews that he met with Al Qaeda operatives in Yemen to collect the chemical components for the device and learn how to use it. Authorities also said that Abdulmutallab appears in government records as a terrorism suspect, though he was not on the Transportation Safety Authority's "no-fly" list.

http://www.nationalreview.com/onthenews/?q=NmRiM2I4YWVhMTNiNzUyYTg4YjM5YjJmZDE3YTZkNGM=

12 posted on 12/25/2009 7:31:01 PM PST by jessduntno (I think "you'll get what you deserve" is a promise. A socialist thinks it is a threat.)
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To: jessduntno; All

I’d like to poll the audience, here....

How many fights have you been involved in on an international flight?

One, for me.....


13 posted on 12/25/2009 7:31:25 PM PST by ButThreeLeftsDo (Merry Christmas, FReepers!)
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To: jessduntno

http://www.nationalreview.com/onthenews/?q=NmRiM2I4YWVhMTNiNzUyYTg4YjM5YjJmZDE3YTZkNGM=


14 posted on 12/25/2009 7:31:28 PM PST by jessduntno (I think "you'll get what you deserve" is a promise. A socialist thinks it is a threat.)
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To: kristinn

So now all pants come off as well as shoes?

PROFILE !! YOU DAMN STUPID BASTARDS!

15 posted on 12/25/2009 7:32:37 PM PST by brityank (The more I learn about the Constitution, the more I realise this Government is UNconstitutional !! )
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To: McGruff

Word to copycats: please test your bomb outside the plane first. Attached to your leg of course.


16 posted on 12/25/2009 7:32:51 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America.)
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To: kristinn
...US sources said he was subdued by passengers

Got that, terrorist scum?

17 posted on 12/25/2009 7:32:58 PM PST by Allegra (It doesn't matter what this tagline says...the liberals are going to call it "racist.")
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To: kristinn
The Nigerian is accused of trying to detonate a powdery substance

First thing the Feds will do is close that barn door and ban all the womens' makeup, baby powder etc. Before long we'll be boarding naked and shipping our luggage by Fedex.

18 posted on 12/25/2009 7:34:33 PM PST by ElkGroveDan (Get rid of the dirty moderates. Get rid of them,)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo
How many fights have you been involved in on an international flight?

Never. And intermational flights are sort of a part of my life...

19 posted on 12/25/2009 7:34:57 PM PST by Allegra (It doesn't matter what this tagline says...the liberals are going to call it "racist.")
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To: jessduntno
Peter King was just on CNN again. He said he was told Abdul was not on the no-fly list because his terrorist ties were not aviation related. I kid you not.

Jeanne Meserve, a reporter for CNN, said she was told by U.S. officials that their files on Abdul indicate he was not a trained hardcore al Qaeda operative, that it was more likely his cellphone number turned up in terrorist investigation.

20 posted on 12/25/2009 7:35:20 PM PST by kristinn (A conspiracy of silence speaks louder than words.)
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To: brityank

The picture I’m getting is that he assembled the pants bomb during the flight using material that was smuggled aboard the craft in some other fashion.


21 posted on 12/25/2009 7:35:37 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

P.S. I’d be curious to hear about your one... ;-)


22 posted on 12/25/2009 7:36:22 PM PST by Allegra (It doesn't matter what this tagline says...the liberals are going to call it "racist.")
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To: McGruff

Just heard on CBS radio, he injected his groin with some chemical mixture, it failed to blow up, just 3rd dregree burns.

Well guess he did win the Darwin Award!!!


23 posted on 12/25/2009 7:37:26 PM PST by Springman (Rest In Peace YaYa123)
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To: McGruff
"So he had some skills."

He'll be appointed White House Fluffy Muslim Kisses Czar shortly.

24 posted on 12/25/2009 7:37:31 PM PST by Enosh (†)
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To: Springman

No, only the consolation prize.


25 posted on 12/25/2009 7:39:13 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Someone needs to tell them that Bush is gone and we love Al Queda now. Wasn’t that supposed to stop terrorism?

Pray for America’s Freedom


26 posted on 12/25/2009 7:39:18 PM PST by bray (What ya in for Son? No Health Insurance.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Clothing Malfunction


27 posted on 12/25/2009 7:39:32 PM PST by Senormechanico
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

50 plus. My pants never caught on fire.


28 posted on 12/25/2009 7:39:58 PM PST by bushpilot1
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Yeah up his butt.


29 posted on 12/25/2009 7:40:21 PM PST by easternsky
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To: kristinn
He was flying from Nigeria to the United States for a religious ceremony according to his entry visa

yeah. The Muslim Murder of the Infidels ceremony....
30 posted on 12/25/2009 7:41:13 PM PST by Kozak (USA 7/4/1776 to 1/20/2009 Reqiescat in Pace)
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To: Springman

I’ll be interested to know if any of this was smuggled on board in a body cavity. I hear that ploy is virtually undetectable. (Actually, scratch “virtually.)


31 posted on 12/25/2009 7:41:23 PM PST by 1951Boomer
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

I was being patted down for the SECOND time getting on a flight four years ago when 3 muzzies were waived onto a plane right in front of me and the two nitwits turning my pockets inside out. I said to them that NO ONE had checked them out...and that they had been acting strangely...nothing weird, but something off center...the two geniuses said they would look into it...I was talking very loud...I’m understating it...and got a hard look from one of the rag heads... I said, yeah, I’m talking about you, tough guy” (or words to that effect) but still managed to get the attention of the flight crew onto them instead of me (though it was touch and go)...they took them back off the flight after they threw me some hand gestures and I boarded, laughing.

They did not get on before we took off. Never heard another word. The two knuckleheads going over me threatened to keep me in a holding cell and I told them I wasn’t getting on that plane anyway if they weren’t checking those three out...they were “suspicious” enough in my book...

That was my only brush with anything like that and I also qualify this by saying I have logged just under a million mile (US only) in the past 10-12 years...American Airlines, mostly, which this flight was...


32 posted on 12/25/2009 7:41:56 PM PST by jessduntno (I think "you'll get what you deserve" is a promise. A socialist thinks it is a threat.)
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To: kristinn
He was flying from Nigeria to the United States for a religious ceremony according to his entry visa, ABC News said, which was issued on June 16 last year and valid until June 12, 2010.

Well, he most certainly was, in terms of jihad and the death cult known as Islam.

33 posted on 12/25/2009 7:44:02 PM PST by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: Allegra

Allegra this is way off topic but Merry Christmas we love you be safe


34 posted on 12/25/2009 7:44:08 PM PST by al baby (Hi Mom sarc ;))
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To: kristinn

Jeanne Meserve also said he did not go thru secondary screening at Schiphol airport in Amsterdam before continuing on to Detroit.


35 posted on 12/25/2009 7:44:44 PM PST by relee ('Till the blue skies drive the dark clouds far away)
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To: kristinn
"Abdul Farouk Abdulmutallab, 23..."

'nuff said!

Profiling?

...Ya damn right I am.

36 posted on 12/25/2009 7:44:55 PM PST by FrankR (obama was not an election, it was an INVASION of the United States.)
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To: kristinn
"Peter King was just on CNN again. He said he was told Abdul was not on the no-fly list because his terrorist ties were not aviation related. I kid you not."

Bus related? Train related? Mall related?? I am just sick about this crap happening to us OVER AND OVER and them getting defended...

37 posted on 12/25/2009 7:45:41 PM PST by jessduntno (I think "you'll get what you deserve" is a promise. A socialist thinks it is a threat.)
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To: McGruff
an engineering student

So he had some skills.

An engineering student ? His bomb fizzled in his lap! Fail.

Plus he was tackled by a solid citizen. Beat down.

His skills suck!

38 posted on 12/25/2009 7:46:02 PM PST by csvset
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To: Jim 0216

Obummer has stated that we should not jump to any conclusions about this brite student.


39 posted on 12/25/2009 7:47:02 PM PST by ncfool (Obama Bare fisted Politican at home. Pantywaist VS. Real thugs abroad.)
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To: kristinn
an engineering student at University College London

Who was attracted to terrorism because of his extreme poverty and lack of opportunities.

40 posted on 12/25/2009 7:48:20 PM PST by Larry Lucido
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To: relee

Thanks for catching that. Good point.


41 posted on 12/25/2009 7:49:08 PM PST by kristinn (A conspiracy of silence speaks louder than words.)
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To: kristinn

Anti Americans must go to London schools. George Soros and Rockefeller studied Fabian socialism at a college in London.


42 posted on 12/25/2009 7:50:02 PM PST by OafOfOffice (Constitution is not neutral.It was designed to take the government off the backs of people-Douglas)
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To: kristinn

As long as he got his Miranda Rights, thats all that matters.

Pray for America’s Freedom


43 posted on 12/25/2009 7:50:02 PM PST by bray (What ya in for Son? No Health Insurance.)
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To: Larry Lucido

You know, I think it’s time Obama makes another speech to the ‘muslim world’. The first one doesn’t seem to have gone over well. But maybe that’s how he wanted it.


44 posted on 12/25/2009 7:50:59 PM PST by kristinn (A conspiracy of silence speaks louder than words.)
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To: kristinn

It’s time airport security start profiling and performing extra searches on Arabs/Muslims. I’m tired of waiting while they search grandmas and nuns.


45 posted on 12/25/2009 7:51:10 PM PST by Rennes Templar (All Hail the Community Organizer -in -Chief)
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To: kristinn

Bless England’s heart for being a conduit to the world for some of the most stupid policies and despicable human beings in history. They’re not worth saving anymore.


46 posted on 12/25/2009 7:51:27 PM PST by LouAvul
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Always just thought the person had to be removed from the gene pool, didn’t have to die?


47 posted on 12/25/2009 7:51:53 PM PST by Springman (Rest In Peace YaYa123)
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To: kristinn

flying to detroit...

just happens to be an enormous population center of muslims in the US.


48 posted on 12/25/2009 7:52:27 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: OafOfOffice

The other big Anti-American university is Columbia.

Happy 2010 America


49 posted on 12/25/2009 7:53:04 PM PST by bray (What ya in for Son? No Health Insurance.)
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To: Springman

Well he might still be able to be cloned :-)


50 posted on 12/25/2009 7:53:07 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America.)
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