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Metro Airport Terror Case Hearing Cancelled
wxyz.com ^ | 12-28-09 | wxyz.com

Posted on 12/28/2009 9:32:14 AM PST by Westlander

DETROIT (WXYZ) - A hearing that had been scheduled for today in the case of the suspected terrorist who investigators say tried to blow up a Northwest flight from Amsterdam to Detroit has been cancelled.

No reason for the cancellation has been given. Prosecutors were expected to ask for a DNA sample from Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab. He was not going to be in court for the hearing. Abdulmutallab's court appointed attorneys say they will fight the request.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; US: Michigan
KEYWORDS: abdulmutallab; bomb; flight253; islam; jihad; muslims; plane; terrorist; waronterror
Shhhhhhhhhhhhh. The 'system' worked.
1 posted on 12/28/2009 9:32:17 AM PST by Westlander
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To: Westlander

“Prosecutors were expected to ask for a DNA sample...”

WTF??? Ask??? This implies he can refuse???

Incredible!!!


2 posted on 12/28/2009 9:35:14 AM PST by elpinta (Change: check. Hope: not so much.)
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To: Westlander

Can’t hold a hearing as the “suspected” terrorist is stiil trying to grow the hair back on his nuts.


3 posted on 12/28/2009 9:36:11 AM PST by sniper63 (Silent and stealthy - one shot - one kill)
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To: Westlander

Delay, delay, delay. Can’t interrogate him now that he’s lawyered up.


4 posted on 12/28/2009 9:37:53 AM PST by machogirl (First they came for my tagline.)
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To: Westlander

Let me guess: They’re going to exonerate the terrorist, and charge the Dutch fellow with assault?


5 posted on 12/28/2009 9:39:00 AM PST by MizSterious (Do you not think an angel rides in the whirlwind and directs this storm? John Page, 1744-1808)
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To: sniper63

Assuming he still has nuts.


6 posted on 12/28/2009 9:39:35 AM PST by null and void (We are now in day 341 of our national holiday from reality. - 0bama really isn't one of US.)
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To: elpinta
hmmm? Let's see. He is a Nigerian arrested in Detroit. Oops, he is on American soil so he gets to enjoy the rights of a citizen of this country against self-incrimination???

And they say this isn't going to happen when they bring the try KSM in New York?

And they say that this won't happen when they "eventually" bring 100+ terrorists to Illinois?

This whole scenario gets worse by the minute.

7 posted on 12/28/2009 9:42:08 AM PST by Pilgrim's Progress (http://www.baptistbiblebelievers.com/BYTOPICS/tabid/335/Default.aspx)
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To: Westlander

This guy is an enemy combatant and should be undergoing water boarding at this very monent. Of course 0bama is the sucking up to the Muslims chickenshit president who won’t authorize this or some other methods that get real information in real time, in minutes. And this bomber will provide useful leads but the authorities need to extract this intel now. Not one month later when it’s stale and useless


8 posted on 12/28/2009 9:44:20 AM PST by dennisw (It all comes 'round again --Fairport)
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To: MizSterious

Well, he WAS the only one who stood up during the last hour of the flight (an action which has since been banned).

Next, they’ll probably put all Dutch film makers on the “no-fly” list.

;-)


9 posted on 12/28/2009 9:44:42 AM PST by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th)
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To: sniper63
Can’t hold a hearing as the “suspected” terrorist is stiil trying to grow the hair back on his nuts

Some of Eric Holder's toughest lawyers are working him over with feather dusters as we speak. Oh the Hugh manatee

10 posted on 12/28/2009 9:47:34 AM PST by dennisw (It all comes 'round again --Fairport)
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To: Westlander
Abdulmutallab's court appointed attorneys say they will fight the request.

Wonder why they want the sample ?

Anyway, this just shows the folly of not sending him to Gitmo right away.

11 posted on 12/28/2009 9:49:49 AM PST by 1066AD
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To: null and void

I thought terrorists liked to put ball bearings in their bombs. Not just a couple of balls!


12 posted on 12/28/2009 9:52:14 AM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: Westlander

The last statement in the article is rather chilling:

“Prosecutors are asking that Abdulmutallad be held because they view him as both a danger to the community and as a flight risk. If he is released, it is also highly likely that he would be immediately deported.”

Why would there be ANY talk of releasing him?


13 posted on 12/28/2009 9:56:48 AM PST by EggsAckley (There's an Ethiopian in the fuel supply. W.C. Fields)
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To: WayneS

Well, he not only stood up, but let’s face it, he interfered with the poor terrorist’s religious sacrament (aka, killing innocent people). Yeah, I can see where this administration might consider that a hate crime.

(It’s come to this? That I can say something like this even in jest?? This world has gone completely mad.)


14 posted on 12/28/2009 9:59:40 AM PST by MizSterious (Do you not think an angel rides in the whirlwind and directs this storm? John Page, 1744-1808)
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To: elpinta
"WTF??? Ask??? This implies he can refuse???"

Yep, that exactly what it means. He is being afforded the EXACT same rights and privileges as any American citizen. DNA can only be obtained from suspects with a court order. Of course, it should be pointed out that there are some ways around this.

For Obama, the War on Terror is over. This is just another run-of-the-mill criminal complaint - like a shoplifter. Welcome to the new world.

15 posted on 12/28/2009 10:07:18 AM PST by OldDeckHand
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To: 1066AD

Wonder why they want the sample ?

Either they want to try and match found samples from the gigantic Terrorist Circle Jerks that they used to hold in Kandahar, or someone thinks that Bin Laden is into the Brown Sugar and this kid may be his son. (Osama did, after all, admit to having a Whitney Houston fixation)


16 posted on 12/28/2009 10:14:40 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: OldDeckHand

F this crap, the guy was bleeding and lost some skin, etc... so there we go!

I have a hard time grasping what is happening to the US.


17 posted on 12/28/2009 10:14:58 AM PST by elpinta (Change: check. Hope: not so much.)
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To: Pilgrim's Progress

And the Dutch passenger should have had a warrant before searching the guy’s crotch which was burning and smoking up the airplane...

Welcome, Eric Holder, to your bizzaro-world of Obama justice and the war on terror. Heaven help us.


18 posted on 12/28/2009 10:25:14 AM PST by ReleaseTheHounds ("The demagogue is one who preaches doctrines he knows to be untrue to men he knows to be idiots.")
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To: 1066AD
Wonder why they want the sample ?

Prolly want to match it to any DNA found on whatever is left of the device. The Dutch hero has said he ripped it from the terrorist and tossed it away from him. Bad for chain of custody of evidence. When the terrorist was taken into custody by authorities, he didn't have it on him so there is no "proof" that it was his.

You must remember, this is a law enforcement problem.......not an act of war (barf!)

19 posted on 12/28/2009 11:05:33 AM PST by Roccus (My anger IS manufactured.......................................in the WHITE HOUSE and CONGRESS!!)
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To: Westlander

Court appointed attorneys.......Miriam and Jill, LOL!


20 posted on 12/28/2009 11:13:33 AM PST by acoulterfan
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To: Westlander

His “court-appointed attorneys”..... IOW, his US Citizen-tax-payer subsidized attorneys better try their damndest to make sure this clown doesn’t walk. He’s not a US citizen, and 4 days ago he tried to murder and destroy innocent passengers on US soil, so the hell with him. He sure as hell doesn’t deserve COURT APPOINTED attorneys paid for by US. I don’t care what the law says.


21 posted on 12/29/2009 9:50:44 AM PST by fivecatsandadog (You better HOPE you end up with more than a little CHANGE in your pocket when he's finished.)
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