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Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab: there are many more like me (Buckle up, it's going to be a rough 3 years)
Times Online ^ | 12/28/2009 | Times Online

Posted on 12/28/2009 8:08:29 AM PST by tobyhill

The man who allegedly tried to blow up a transatlantic passenger jet over Detroit has reportedly claimed that he is one from a production line of terrorists that has been trained in Yemen by al-Qaeda.

Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, who is charged with the attempted Christmas Day bombing of Northwest Airlines flight 253, told FBI agents others with similar training to him were now ready to launch their own attacks, according to the US network ABC.

The claim came as al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula released its first communication since the failed bombing. In a written statement it called on "the people of the Arabian peninsula" to attack American military installations, ships and "spying embassies".

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


TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: 0bamasfault; abdulmutallab; airlinesecurity; flight253; flight800; islam; jihad; muslims; obamasfault; terrorism; twaflight800; wot

1 posted on 12/28/2009 8:08:29 AM PST by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill

I propose they do ID for plane boarding. All Muslims, who swear to Allah go through one line, and anyone willing to carry a cartoon with the prophet and a firecracker in his head dress, gets to go in another line...simple.


2 posted on 12/28/2009 8:10:22 AM PST by rovenstinez (All)
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To: tobyhill

Really? I thought he was the only terrorist in the world!


3 posted on 12/28/2009 8:11:51 AM PST by Man50D (Fair Tax, you earn it, you keep it! www.FairTaxNation.com)
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To: tobyhill

“For all muslim/middle-eastern appearing passengers, flight 246 is now ready for waterboarding.”


4 posted on 12/28/2009 8:13:25 AM PST by NewHampshireDuo
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To: tobyhill

Thanks once again to a foreign source to state the obvious while the US msm is still pushing the “lone man too dumb to blow up firecrackers” scenario.


5 posted on 12/28/2009 8:13:40 AM PST by bgill (The framers of the US Constitution established an entire federal government in 18 pages.)
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To: Man50D
Obama must think they caught the last one.
6 posted on 12/28/2009 8:14:53 AM PST by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill

Thank God that the attack was foiled.

But I can’t help thinking, that if it had succeeded, we would never be told that it was a terror attack, they would blame it on pilot error or failure of some equipment on the plane.


7 posted on 12/28/2009 8:15:16 AM PST by SmartInsight (Dems in power are a clear and present danger to our freedom and the survival of our nation.)
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To: sneakers

bttt


8 posted on 12/28/2009 8:17:18 AM PST by sneakers
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To: tobyhill

Make him comfortable, provide him with cable TV, give him plenty of food and rest until he spills his guts!


9 posted on 12/28/2009 8:17:39 AM PST by SlowBoat407 (Achtung. preparen zie fur die obamahopenchangen.)
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To: SmartInsight
It was 80 grams of petn, enough to blow up a car.
10 posted on 12/28/2009 8:18:47 AM PST by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill

So what?! The system worked!


11 posted on 12/28/2009 8:21:32 AM PST by Erik Latranyi (Too many conservatives urge retreat when the war of politics doesn't go their way.)
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To: rovenstinez
I propose they do ID for plane boarding. All Muslims,

Good idea, but some American voters feel that it's overstepping to ask a Muslim for ID.

12 posted on 12/28/2009 8:23:00 AM PST by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: SmartInsight

TWA 800. Again.


13 posted on 12/28/2009 8:24:01 AM PST by newfreep ("Liberalism is just Communism sold by the drink." - P.J. O'Rourke)
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To: tobyhill

If a certain “sharp-dressed man” hadn’t been able to talk this pig onto the plane, we could’ve said that the system worked. It broke down when someone broke the rules at boarding.


14 posted on 12/28/2009 8:25:19 AM PST by SlowBoat407 (Achtung. preparen zie fur die obamahopenchangen.)
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To: Man50D

“I thought he was the only terrorist in the world!”

Correction: the only conveyor of man made disasters. /sarc


15 posted on 12/28/2009 8:27:30 AM PST by Starboard
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To: tobyhill

For all Freepers who fly, either regularly or occasionally:

1. Be wary, trust no one; Richard Reed doesn’t look middle-eastern
2. It is illegal for the government and its agencies to “profile”. Individual citizens’ simple opinions of others around them are not litigable.
3. Simple assault is usually a fine but could also include a short stay in jail; worth it if you short-circuit a terror attempt.
4. The events of the AirTrans (ATL to IAH) flight were designed to terrorize; you don’t have to sit idly if you feel threatened.
5. Always assume the flight has no air marshall.


16 posted on 12/28/2009 8:27:50 AM PST by Cletus.D.Yokel (FreepMail me if you want on the Bourbon ping list!)
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To: tobyhill
"...a production line of terrorists that has been trained in Yemen by al-Qaeda...

OK, for my money, along about the end of the week, Yemen ought to be renamed Glassland.

17 posted on 12/28/2009 8:27:56 AM PST by skimbell
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To: SlowBoat407
The idiots that run the system failed when they didn't put him on the no-fly list.
18 posted on 12/28/2009 8:28:21 AM PST by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill
The idiots that run the system failed when they didn't put him on the no-fly list.

What are you, one of those "listers"?

19 posted on 12/28/2009 8:30:21 AM PST by SlowBoat407 (Achtung. preparen zie fur die obamahopenchangen.)
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To: SmartInsight

You are exactly right. They would pass it off on some bogus defect in the aircraft, like they did with TWA 800.


20 posted on 12/28/2009 8:32:07 AM PST by Palladin (Holder and Obama are terrorists.)
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To: tobyhill

We weren’t expecting him to say, “I’ve failed... the jihad ends with me” were we?


21 posted on 12/28/2009 8:32:57 AM PST by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard (Some men just want to watch the world burn.)
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To: Starboard
Correction: the only conveyor of man made disasters. /sarc

Whoa! That was close! Thanks for the correction. I wouldn't want to end up on a right wing extremist/terrorist watch list!
22 posted on 12/28/2009 8:33:41 AM PST by Man50D (Fair Tax, you earn it, you keep it! www.FairTaxNation.com)
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To: SlowBoat407
Let's play “Connect The Dots”. Father of terrorist reports to the US Embassy that his son desired to harm Americans. That dot goes straight to the No-Fly List.
23 posted on 12/28/2009 8:34:53 AM PST by tobyhill
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To: All

I’d love to see people refuse to board a few planes if there were ANY Middle Easterners in the check-in lines...

I know that won’t happen...but....


24 posted on 12/28/2009 8:36:21 AM PST by Boonie
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To: tobyhill

Only in our world....

In Obama’s world, it is ignored.....


25 posted on 12/28/2009 8:37:36 AM PST by Boonie
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To: rovenstinez

“I propose they do ID for plane boarding. All Muslims, who swear to Allah go through one line, and anyone willing to carry a cartoon with the prophet and a firecracker in his head dress, gets to go in another line...simple.”

I like the idea.

But I would have two planes.
- plane 1, all who belong to the “religion of peace” plus all bleeding heart liberals who excuse their crimes
- plane 2, all normal people


26 posted on 12/28/2009 8:39:50 AM PST by Leftism is Mentally Deranged
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To: tobyhill

Do not execute terrorists. Put them in prison for life and give them a TV that plays only daytime TV over and over. No martyrdom. No 72 virgins.


27 posted on 12/28/2009 8:43:04 AM PST by Leftism is Mentally Deranged
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To: SmartInsight
But I can’t help thinking, that if it had succeeded, we would never be told that it was a terror attack, they would blame it on pilot error or failure of some equipment on the plane.

You bet! TWA 800 all over again, to be sure. As the old adage says, "Dead men tell no tales."

If the government can, they WILL skew the story in the MSM to show that it was an error or an accident.

This administration will do EVERYTHING they can to cover up negative publicity and pimp the positive. I've got $10 on the TSA coming out and saying, "When confronted with a possible situation on an airliner, it is best to stay seated and allow flight attendants to care to the matter."

Sorta like cowering in a closet with a phone call to 911 will save you from a home invasion, right?

28 posted on 12/28/2009 8:43:32 AM PST by rarestia (Confutatis maledictis, voca me cum benedictis)
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To: tobyhill

Kill em all. Let Allah sort em out.


29 posted on 12/28/2009 8:53:02 AM PST by Overtaxed Patriot (Lock and load.)
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel
Be wary, trust no one; Richard Reed doesn’t look middle-eastern



Oh really?
30 posted on 12/28/2009 8:57:33 AM PST by Overtaxed Patriot (Lock and load.)
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To: Palladin
They would pass it off on some bogus defect in the aircraft, like they did with TWA 800.

Interestingly enough, the same area where Abdulmutallab was seated on Flight 253 (seat 19A) was covered with residue from the same explosive (PETN) on TWA 800 (see below).

The New York Times even reported it...

... until they got their marching orders from the Clinton administration. Then it was dismissed as residue from a bomb-sniffing dog exercise in St. Louis.

This is why TWA 800 still matters.

31 posted on 12/28/2009 9:05:22 AM PST by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard (Some men just want to watch the world burn.)
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To: SmartInsight

At least you get it, there is no such thing as Santa Claus, The Easter Bunny or Terrorism to this administration. These are only criminal acts which are to go through civilian courts!! What a crock of $hite!! Keep Gitmo open for it sounds like there will be some new additions to its population.


32 posted on 12/28/2009 11:51:00 AM PST by Napoleon Solo
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To: tobyhill
Not to mention....Those elite, (primarily Ivy-League) American asshats which claim to be "journalists". They have lost all professional credibility in my book.

This was a MAJOR national security breach and an attack (even if failed in part) upon the United States of America, on the day we celebrate Jesus' birth.

And they are asleep at the wheel, either through incompetence or political correct design.

Hey guys, SURPRISE! Wake up and smell the Nigerian coffee, you dingbats!


33 posted on 12/28/2009 5:29:26 PM PST by AmericanInTokyo (Each contemptuous Senate Democrat is thinking: "Oh, it will all blow over by spring--they'll forget")
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